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CS 300: The Computing Professional: History Research Project Topics

A LibGuide to assist students in CS 300 with their history and ethics research projects.

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Ada Lovelace was an extremely gifted mathematician who wrote what is considered to be the very first computer program in the mid 1800's.

Calculating Ada The Countess of Computers

Ada Lovelace was a most unlikely computer pioneer. In this film, Dr Hannah Fry tells the story of Ada's remarkable life. Born in the early 19th century Ada was a countess of the realm, a scandalous socialite and an 'enchantress of numbers'. The film is an enthralling tale of how a life infused with brilliance, but blighted by illness and gambling addiction, helped give rise to the modern era of computing.

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