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Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace (10 December 1815 – 27 November 1852), born Augusta Ada Byron and now commonly known as Ada Lovelace, was an English mathematician and writer chiefly known for her work on Charles Babbage's early mechanical general-purpose computer, the analytical engine. Her notes on the engine include what is recognised as the first algorithm intended to be processed by a machine. Because of this, she is sometimes considered the world’s first computer programmer.[

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    Always reblog Ada.
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    Same. It’s surprising that it’s common for programmers to know who she is, looking at it from the outside, since...
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