9 Neat Facts About the World's First Computer Programmer, Ada Lovelace | Bobby Azarian

February 18, 2015 5:50 PM

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9 Neat Facts About the World's First Computer Programmer, Ada Lovelace | Bobby Azarian

Lady Ada Lovelace was a remarkable scientist of unparalleled charm and allure. Here's a list of nine reasons why she is pretty much the coolest historical figure ever.

1. Ada is often considered to be the world's first computer programmer. In 1833, she met the brilliant British mathematician Charles Babbage with whom she became lifelong friends. Ada was highly intrigued with his idea for an "Analytical Engine" -- a mechanical calculating machine whose design preda...

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