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- Computer Science for Fun - cs4fn: Braille: Letters from the Victorian Smog
... computers use binary: to represent numbers, letters, or more complicated things like music and pictures...any kind of information.That was something Ada Lovelace realised very early on. Binary wasn't invented for computers though. Its first modern use as a way to represent letters was actually invented
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- Computer Science for Fun - cs4fn: Brain matter
... feedback SEARCH: BRAIN MATTER BY JANE WAITE, QUEEN MARY UNIVERSITY OF LONDON Red brain glowing in skeleton: copyright www.istockphoto.com 40381162 Ada Lovelace wasn't just interested in what controlled machines, she was also interested in what controlled her behaviour and that of others. Perhaps this
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- Computer Science for Fun - cs4fn: Victorian Computer Science
... just some of the people who laid that foundation and the interconnections of the ideas and the people. Issue 20 of the cs4fn magazine is all about Ada Lovelace. Download the pdf from December 2015. UK teachers can subscribe for free copies of the magazine - just fill out the request form COGS, ELECTRICITY
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- Computer Science for Fun - cs4fn: Computational Creativity
... a unique ability of humans? Does it make any sense at all to talk about a machine creating art? Could a machine ever be creative in any way? Ada Lovelace suggested in the 1800s that one day they might, and now computational creativity researchers are making it happen. We look at the first attempt at
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- Computer Science for Fun - cs4fn: Puzzling Victorian Doodles
... our questionnaire, give us feedback SEARCH: PUZZLING VICTORIAN DOODLES BY PAUL CURZON, QUEEN MARY UNIVERSITY OF LONDON Buried in the archive of Ada’s personal papers in the Bodleian Library at Oxford is a piece of paper that at first sight just looks like a bunch of Doodles with odd scribbles in Ada
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- Computer Science for Fun - cs4fn: Women in Science: Killer Robot? Evil Scientist?! Helpless Woman?!?
... think that Computer Science and IT are strictly for men only. That's really bizarre given that right from the start women like Grace Hopper and Ada Lovelace played pivotal roles in the development of computers, and are still at the leading edge today. To be a successful modern IT Pro you have to be
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- Computer Science for Fun - cs4fn: Frankenstein: A Storm in a Bell Jar
... : A STORM IN A BELL JAR BY PAUL CURZON, QUEEN MARY UNIVERSITY OF LONDON Sketch of Frankenstein's Monster: copyright www.istockphoto.com 10641336 Ada Lovelace was close friends with John Crosse, and knew his father Andrew: the 'real Frankenstein'. Andrew Crosse apparently created insect life from electricity
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- Computer Science for Fun - cs4fn: The algorithm that could not speak its name: Love letters: Computational Creativity
... istock.com 21696662 The first program that was actually creative was probably written by Christopher Strachey, a descendent of first programmer, Ada Lovelace, in 1952. It wrote love letters...possibly gay ones. The letters themselves weren't particularly special. They wouldn't make your heart skip a
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- Computer Science for Fun - cs4fn: cs4fn Magazine+
... 22 Issue 22 linked articles and answers ISSUE 21: COMPUTING SOUNDS WILD Front Cover of cs4fn issue 21 Issue 21 linked articles and answers ISSUE 20: ADA LOVELACE: THE COMPUTER SCIENTIST WITHOUT A COMPUTER Front Cover of cs4fn issue 20 Issue 20 linked articles and answers ISSUE 19: TOUCH IT! FEEL IT
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- Computer Science for Fun - cs4fn: Understanding matters of the heart
... , give us feedback SEARCH: UNDERSTANDING MATTERS OF THE HEART BY PAUL CURZON, QUEEN MARY UNIVERSITY OF LONDON Heart: istockphoto 000012966761 Ada Lovelace, the 'first programmer' thought the possibilities of computer science might cover a far wider breadth than anyone else of her time. For example, she
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