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The Resource A female genius : how Ada Lovelace Lord Byron's daughter, started the computer age, James Essinger

A female genius : how Ada Lovelace Lord Byron's daughter, started the computer age, James Essinger

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A female genius : how Ada Lovelace Lord Byron's daughter, started the computer age
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A female genius
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how Ada Lovelace Lord Byron's daughter, started the computer age
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James Essinger
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BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY: SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING. This new biography tells for the first time the story of the woman who, alongside Charles Babbage, invented the world's first computer. The daughter of Lord Byron, Ada was the visionary who recognised the true potential of Babbage's of cog-wheel computer, The Analytical Engine. She demonstrated to the world that computers wouldn't merely be adding machines, but that they would be able to think. Ada and Babbage may have been colleagues, but they were also the closest of friends. Though she was 20 years his junior, they develope lasting relationship that blossomed into romance. Babbage was a genius and Ada was a woman with a singular vision, unconstrained by her by her time. Here we learn of their friendship and extraordinary legacy
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Essinger, James
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510.92
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  • Lovelace, Ada King
  • Babbage, Charles
  • Lovelace, Ada King of
  • Women mathematicians
  • Computers
  • Calculators
  • Mathematicians
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A female genius : how Ada Lovelace Lord Byron's daughter, started the computer age, James Essinger
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-250) and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier.
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text
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txt
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rdacontent.
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3506965x
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23 cm.
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256 pages
Isbn
9781908096661
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(hbk.)
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unmediated
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rdamedia.
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n
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illustrations, portraits
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  • (Sirsi) 3506965x
  • (Sirsi) 3506965x
Label
A female genius : how Ada Lovelace Lord Byron's daughter, started the computer age, James Essinger
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-250) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
3506965x
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9781908096661
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 3506965x
  • (Sirsi) 3506965x

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