Augusta Ada King's Life And Accomplishments

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Augusta Ada King, the Countess of Lovelace, is considered the world’s first computer programmer. Born Augusta Ada Byron, more commonly known as Ada Lovelace, she was an English mathematician who was mainly known for her work on Charles Babbage’s computer, the Analytical Engine. Her notes on the engine include what are recognized as the first theories for looping, Bernoulli numbers, and algorithms. Due to her contributions in programming, the computer programming language was named after her, “Ada”. Her mathematical talents were polished from childhood, and she is considered the mother of computer programming because of intellect stemmed from childhood.
Ada’s mathematical talents were cultivated at a young age due to her mother, Lady Milbanke. Ada was born December 10th, 1815 in London, United Kingdom. She was the only child of Lord George Gordon Byron and Lady Anne Isabella Milbanke. Ada’s parents divorced one month after Ada’s birth and she is considered the only legitimate child of Lord Byron. Her
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The result was that when he attempted to secure additional funding for the Analytical Engine, he was rejected. Babbage later received an audience with the Italian Scientific Academy, where he encouraged Luigi Menabrea to create an account of the Analytical Engine, which was finished in 1842. Menabrea’s account of the Analytical Engine was written in French, and in order to obtain any renown in England, the article had to be translated back, so Ada Lovelace translated the article during a nine-month period in 1842 to 1843. She translated the French text to English and added her own ideas and thoughts on the machine. Her notes were three times longer than the original article. It was published in 1843, in the English science journal. Her notes are the reason why she is considered the world’s first computer

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