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- Computer Science for Fun - cs4fn: Ada Lovelace: Clever Genes
... was Francis Galton. He was particularly interested in how people became geniuses. There is no evidence to suggest that Francis Galton met Ada, but he did spend time with her husband after her death and included Ada and her father in his book 'Hereditary Genius'. Galton, like his half-cousin Charles
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- Computer Science for Fun - cs4fn: Ada Lovelace: Cartoons, comics and computer games
... , COMICS AND COMPUTER GAMES BY JANE WAITE, QUEEN MARY UNIVERSITY OF LONDON cartoon KAPOW!: copyright www.istockphoto.com 36398480 In 2009 for Ada Lovelace day, a comic strip about Ada and Babbage was created, not quite 100% historically accurate but certainly in the spirit of Lovelace's love of science
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- Computer Science for Fun - cs4fn: Ada Lovelace: Geek gurl parties in the 1830's
... test model that whirred and pinged, or reveal his complex hand written design for his newest invention, an Analytical Engine, a mechanical computer. Ada Lovelace, met Babbage at one such party and talked tech. She had studied maths rather than the typical girl subjects of the time as her mother was
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- Computer Science for Fun - cs4fn: Ada Lovelace: Victorian Volunteers Needed
... SEARCH: VICTORIAN VOLUNTEERS NEEDED BY JANE WAITE, QUEEN MARY UNIVERSITY OF LONDON A Barnacle: copyright www.istockphoto.com 39013348 What was Ada Lovelace thinking about when she wrote: "If amateurs of either sex would amuse their idle hours with experiments on this subject, & would keep an accurate
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- Computer Science for Fun - cs4fn: Ada Lovelace: Tut, Tut! Look at your labels dear!
... SEARCH: TUT, TUT! LOOK AT YOUR LABELS DEAR! BY JANE WAITE, QUEEN MARY UNIVERSITY OF LONDON Coloured Labels: copyright www.istockphoto.com 13540080 Ada Lovelace demanded good naming standards from the students she tutored! She apparently scolded them if the labels of their diagrams were not distinct
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- Computer Science for Fun - cs4fn: Ada Lovelace: Vulgar Coloured Pens
... SEARCH: VULGAR COLOURED PENS BY JANE WAITE, QUEEN MARY UNIVERSITY OF LONDON A circle of coloured pens: copyright www.istockphoto.com 13518822 Ada tutored students in maths using what seemed to be rather unorthodox means at the time. She suggested they used coloured pens which were thought of as 'vulgar
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- Computer Science for Fun - cs4fn: Ada Lovelace: Following Faraday
... : FOLLOWING FARADAY BY JANE WAITE, QUEEN MARY UNIVERSITY OF LONDON Electricity arcing between two points: copyright www.istockphoto.com 23976214 Ada was interested in all things scientific and was certainly interested in electricity. As well as working with Babbage she conversed by letter, not email
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- Computer Science for Fun - cs4fn: Ada Lovelace: The Social Machine of Maths
... : results that great mathematicians like Euclid, Pythagoras, Newton or Leibniz worked out. We follow algorithms for getting results they devised. Ada Lovelace was actually taught by one of the great mathematicians, Augustus De Morgan, who invented important laws, 'De Morgan's laws' that are a fundamental
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- Computer Science for Fun - cs4fn: Ada Lovelace: Looking to the Future
... FUTURE BY PAUL CURZON, QUEEN MARY UNIVERSITY OF LONDON Silhouette of female head with pattern swirling from it: copyright www.istock.com 55658808 Ada Lovelace could see their potential long before a working computer was created. * She realised that they could be used to manipulate more than just numbers
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- Computer Science for Fun - cs4fn: Ada Lovelace: Back (page) in the air
... (PAGE) IN THE AIR BY PETER MCOWAN, QUEEN MARY UNIVERSITY OF LONDON Hand reaching out to bird: copyright www.istockphoto.com 35796044 Illness meant Ada spent much of her childhood confined to bed, but she put the time to productive use as she imagined ways to allow her to fly. She studied bird flight
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