Ada, the Enchantress of Numbers: Poetical Science

Betty Alexandra Toole
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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 "mad and bad" 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.
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Dr. Betty Alexandra Toole received both her undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of California at Berkeley. In addition to her two previous editions of "Ada, the Enchantress of Numbers," she has written extensively about Ada for many publications from The Byron Journal, to Scientific American to the Annals of the History of Computing to the Happy Mutant Handbook, as well as many Internet sites.

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Betty Alexandra Toole
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Oct 14, 2010
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Biography & Autobiography / General
Technology & Engineering / General
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