Monday, December 10, 2012

Some Facts about Ada Lovelace

Today Google is honoring Ada Lovelace by showing below Doodle.

Read below some facts about Ada Lovelace.
Ada Lovelace

-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.

- Ada Lovelace was the daughter of the famous poet Lord Byron.

- Ada Lovelace was the first Computer programmer in the world. And, she was known as Mother of Computer programming.

- She was also known as Augusta Ada Byron, Countess of Lovelace; Ada King Lovelace.

- Ada Lovelace faced numerous illnesses throughout her life. As a child, she had bouts with both measles and scarlet fever. she was even paralyzed for a year.

-During a nine-month period in 1842-43, Lovelace translated Italian mathematician Luigi Menabrea's memoir on Babbage's newest proposed machine, the Analytical Engine.

-She danced often and was able to charm many people and was described by most people as being dainty.

- Ada Lovlace was the inspiration for many women to enter into Technology.

- Today (December 10) is Ada Lovelace's birthday, but Ada Lovelace Day is getting celebrated on mid October. Join this discussion to know the reason.

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