Ada Lovelace

She was known by many names, but whatever you call her, she was one talented lady! In this BrainPOP UK movie, Tim and Moby introduce you to Ada Lovelace, whom many historians credit as being the first computer programmer. In this educational, animated movie you’ll learn all about her early years, including her famous father, her battle against a major illness, and her love of mathematics. You’ll also discover how Lovelace’s teachers introduced her to a world rarely opened to girls and women in the 19th century. And you’ll meet mathematician and inventor Charles Babbage, whose calculating machines inspired Lovelace’s work and led to her most famous contribution to computer science. It’s a lovely story, so click on the link and learn!

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Ada Lovelace