Ada Lovelace

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Ada Lovelace

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(1811-1852) The daughter of Lord Byron, who became the world's first programmer while cooperating with Charles Babbage on the design of his mechanical computing engines in the mid-1800s.

The language Ada was named after her.

["Ada, Enchantress of Numbers Prophit of the Computer Age", Betty Alexandra Toole].

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Honoring her lifetime achievements and impact on women in the computing field, the Association for Women in Computing awarded Autodesk CEO Carol Bartz its highest honor: the Augusta Ada Lovelace Award.

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