Oct 17 2012
Yesterday was Ada Lovelace Day, celebrating the achievements of Ms. Lovelace in particular and women in science, technology, engineering and maths in general. The official website suggests that you read and discuss something produced by a female scientist or mathematician, but if you're pressed for time you could probably just settle for reading this. The post is amusing, and Kate Beaton offers a pretty solid summary of Ms. Lovelace's work in her Notes section:
"Ada became famous for doing some computery things with Charles Babbage..."It would be ideal, obviously, if you knew more than that, but even knowing that much would probably put you well ahead of the curve.
Posted by: Julianka