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    crater located near its north pole whose name is Charles Babbage. Today his name is almost always mentioned in every computational history textbook that exists where he is called the “father of modern computation.” There is even the Charles Babbage Institute at the University of Minnesota with the sole purpose of promoting the study of information processing. Many honors must correspond, undoubtedly to a great man that had caused a significant impact on the development of the modern computer. This statement, though true, is somewhat controversial because although Babbage laid the principles on which computers are based, their dream of building…

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    1800s. Born the daughter of the famous poet, Lord Byron, Augusta Ada Bryan—“Ada Lovelace” was born in December 10, 1815 in London. At an early age it was evident that she had a gift when it came to mathematics. She was able to translate an article about an invention by Charles Babbage, while incorporating her on comments. She is accredited of being the first computer programmer. For a girl raised in the mid-1800’s Ada had an unusual childhood. She was taught mathematics and science at an early…

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    1800s. Born the daughter of the famous poet, Lord Byron, Augusta Ada Bryan—“Ada Lovelace” was born in December 10, 1815 in London. At an early age it was evident that she had a gift when it came to mathematics. She was able to translate an article about an invention by Charles Babbage, while incorporating her on comments. She is accredited of being the first computer programmer. For a girl raised in the mid-1800’s Ada had an unusual childhood. She was taught mathematics and science at an early…

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    Lovelace was a mathematician and writer from England who is commonly known as the first computer programmer. Ada worked with Charles Babbage on his Analytical Engine, a proposed mechanical, general-purpose computer and the beginnings of computer programming. Her notes included the first of what is now known as an algorithm. She is the only legitimate child of the Romantic poet, Lord Byron. ==Young Life and Education== Ada Lovelace was born Augusta Ada Byron King on December 10, 1815, the…

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    Ada Lovelace was the daughter of famed poet Lord Byron, and Augusta Ada Byron she was born in London on December 10, 1815. Ada was showing her gift on mathematics at a early age , also she translated and article about a invention by Charles Babbage . Ada’s mother divorced her husband 2 weeks after the baby was born a few months later lord byron left England and Ada never saw her father again . Years after that Ada’s father died in Greece when ada was 8 years old . When ada was growing up she was…

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    Ada also accomplished mathematician, which it was very rare for women in the era back then that she lived in. Ada was important in the World of Math because she excelled in math and also had a lifelong interest in numbers and number theory..In 1833, Ada met the brilliant mathematician named Charles Babbage who she became lifelong friends with, Ada was overly intrigued with his idea about a “Analytical Engine” it was a mechanical calculating machine that it’s design predated the digital computer…

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    their influence in every day life yet we forget that about two centuries ago, computers were only a concept that only the most visionary minds could have. The documentary “The Creation of the Computer” explores some the early concepts of computers. Back in the 19th century, the industrial revolution brought a significant improvement in the areas of engineering, financing, mathematics, etc. Before the computer made its firs appearance, calculations had to be made by people, and as it was…

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    during the late 1950’s with the use of transistors. Subsequently in the 1960’s the third generation began, classified by its use of integrated circuits. The fourth generation of computers became prominent in the 1970’s with use of microprocessors, and some argue that 2016 computers continue to be part of this fourth generation of technology. Others, however, view modern technology as a part of a whole new fifth generation: classified by innovations of the 21st century. In order to analyze a…

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    Charles Babbage and Ada Lovelace were two brilliant mathematicians that affected the world of Computing greatly. Ada is considered to be the first ever programmer due to the fact that she wrote the first ever algorithm for a very early computing machine on paper. Babbage was the first man who built the first general purpose computer, and although he didn't manage to see his work complete and fully working, he managed to set the idea of what was imagined to be a revolutionary machine. Charles…

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    Beyond School Books: Podcast #83, Girls Who Code In anticipation of the International Day of the Girl Child, UNICEF podcast moderator Alex Goldmark interviews Rashma Saujani, the founder of Girls Who Code. The Girls Who Code organization seeks challenge many of the culturally reinforced perception and constructs believed as contributing to the low and declining representation of women within the computer sciences industries of North America. The organization provides confidence enriching…

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