Ada, the Enchantress of Numbers

Ada, the Enchantress of Numbers

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Ada Byron, Lady Lovelace, was one of the first to write programs for, and predict the impact of, Charles Babbage's Analytical Engine in 1843. Beautiful and charming, she was often characterized as qmad and badq as was her illustrious father. This e-book edition, Ada, the Enchantress of Numbers: Poetical Science, emphasizes Ada's unique talent of integrating imagination, poetry and science. This edition includes all of Ada's fascinating letters to Charles Babbage, 55 pictures, and sidebars that encourages the reader to follow Ada's pathway to the 21st century.Toole. 15. ANALYTICAL ENGINE is courtesy of the Science Museum Library. JACQUARDa#39;S LOOM JACQUARDa#39;S SILKEN PORTRAIT, reproduced by courtesy of Victoria and Albert Museum Library. DIAGRAM FROM NOTE D, Check www. ... TOWER AT ASHLEY COMBE, B.A. Toole. 17.

Title:Ada, the Enchantress of Numbers
Author:Betty Alexandra Toole
Publisher:Betty Alexandra Toole - 2010-10-14


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