In Celebration of Ada Lovelace Day: Kate Gregory

Posted by: Julia Lerman Blog - Dont Be Iffy..., on 24 Mar 2009 | View original | Bookmarked: 0 time(s)

Programmers in the 1800s? Women programmers in the 1800s? Yep. Check out the "Who was Ada" article on findingada.com. Ada's mother (her mother? That's also cool) taught her math when she was quite young. She met Charles Babbage in the 1830's.  Babbage had been working on an analytical machine which was quite different than Turing's machine. Either way, with Babbage she was writing programs. In honor of Ada, bloggers around the world are called upon today to blog about a woman in IT who has...

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