Ada Lovelace

Fast Forward Austin Does Compute

It doesn't take an IBM Deep Blue to solve this equation: (innovative local composers + musicians willing to tackle new work) x several hours of …

New Music

String Art Robot Is An Autorouter In Reverse

In the depths of Etsy and Pinterest is a fascinating, if tedious, artform. String art, the process of nailing pins in a board and wrapping thread …

Albert Einstein

Lady Anne Blunt, Part 1

Anne was the daughter of Ada Lovelace (and the granddaughter of Lord Byron). While she was born into England’s aristocracy in the 19th century, her …

Public Domain

Sky and Saracens Rugby Club among businesses to open free schools in west London

A series of new free schools have opened in west London this week, including schools supported by Sky and Saracens Rugby Club.<p>The free schools are …

High School

The Life of Charles Babbage: Father of the Computer

Charles Babbage (December 26, 1791–October 18, 1871) is known as the "Father of the Computer" thanks to his work developing prototypes for the first …

Mathematics

Nonfiction Book Review: In Byron’s Wake: The Turbulent Lives of Lord Byron’s Wife and Daughter: Annabella Milbanke and Ada Lovelace by Miranda Seymour. Pegasus, $29.95 (544p) ISBN 978-1-68177-872-3

In Byron’s Wake: The Turbulent Lives of Lord Byron’s Wife and Daughter: Annabella Milbanke and Ada Lovelace<p>Miranda Seymour. Pegasus, $29.95 (544p) …

Book Reviews

Change the field value in Firebase Firestore automatically after a certain time

My database structure is something like this:Here the "timestamp" denotes the time of creation of the document.I want to change the value of field …

Ada Lovelace

What Did Ada Lovelace's Program Actually Do?

In Turin, Babbage met Italian engineer and future prime minister Luigi Menabrea. He persuaded Menabrea to write an outline of what the Analytical …

Mathematics

To Get Girls Into Coding, Nonprofit Looks to Historic Inspiration

By onAugust 15, 2018 11:40 AM<p>Will Ada Lovelace and Ayanna Howard ever be talked about in schools alongside Steve Jobs and Bill Gates?<p>A nonprofit …

Women's News

Speaker 2018 - Ada Lovelace Festival

Dorothee Bär<p>Speaker 2018<p>Minister of State and Federal Government Commissioner for digital Affairs,<br>Federal Chancellery<p>Daniel Barke<p>Speaker …

Digital

Beyoncé boulevard: Dutch street signs pay tribute to women

Streets throughout the Netherlands are being unofficially renamed by activists in honour of venerated women after research showed that 88% of roads in large cities carry men’s names.<p>Signs bearing the names of female resistance fighters, mathematicians, writers and musicians, are being put up by the …

Netherlands

Double-Nobel Prize Winner Marie Curie's Social Impact

Pioneering scientist and double-Nobel prize winner Marie Curie has been voted the woman with the most significant impact on world history.<p><i>BBC History</i> …

Nobel Prize

These 5 women changed YOUR life, but do you know them?

BBC History Magazine (niche) has revealed the list of the ‘100 Women Who Changed the World’ as voted for by the public. But do you know the five …

Lifestyle (UK)

Cancer-curing Marie Curie voted the most influential woman in history

LONDON, Aug 9 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nobel prize-winning scientist Marie Curie was the most influential woman in history, Britain’s BBC found in a poll on Thursday, highlighting her role in curing cancer.<p>Readers of BBC History magazine ranked Polish-born Curie at the top of a list of 100 …

Marie Curie

Historians say this woman had the most influential impact on the world

Image 1of/1<p>Caption<p>Close<p>Pioneering scientist and double-Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie has been voted as the woman with the most significant impact on …

Nobel Prize

Alternative A-Z of Amsterdam as feminists redraw the map

A feminist group is encouraging supporters to contact local authorities to push for more public spaces to commemorate women<p>By Sonia Elks<p>LONDON, Aug 9 …

Thomson Reuters Foundation

No woman has had a bigger impact on world history than Marie Curie, poll finds

Marie Curie has had the most significant impact on world history, according to a BBC poll of women who changed the world.<p>The pioneering scientist was voted in at number one, higher than Margaret Thatcher, Emmeline Pankhurst and the Virgin Mary, according to a reader poll conducted by BBC History …

Women's News

Marie Curie has been named the woman with the most influential impact on world history

Pioneering scientist and double-Nobel prize winner Marie Curie has been voted the woman with the most significant impact on world history.<p><i>BBC History</i> magazine created a list of "100 women who changed the world" as selected by 10 experts, and asked readers to rank them - and Curie came up …

Nobel Prize

Marie Curie tops BBC History poll of women who changed the world

Marie Curie, the pioneering scientist who was the first person to win two Nobel prizes, has topped a poll asking which woman has had the most significant impact on world history.<p>BBC History magazine compiled a list of “100 women who changed the world”, chosen by 10 experts, and asked its readers to …

Lifestyle (UK)

Scientist Marie Curie was voted the woman who has made the biggest impact in world history — beating Princess Diana and Margaret Thatcher

MARIE Curie has been voted the woman who has made the biggest impact on world history.<p>The scientist topped a poll ahead of US race activist Rosa …

Nobel Prize

This 'Enchantress of Numbers' Was the World's First Computer Programmer

If you're surprised that the first computer programmer in the world was a woman, just wait; her story gets even more interesting. Ada Lovelace was …

Mathematics

Seven Great Leaders In History Who Inspired Seven Successful Entrepreneurs

Most people have a favourite character from history, someone they admire and aspire to emulate, and entrepreneurs are no different. In fact many have allowed their heroes’ most admirable attributes to influence their own leadership style, vision and approach to running their business.<p><b>Winston</b> …

Entrepreneurship

Nobel Prize-winning scientist Marie Curie tops ‘women who changed the world’ list

Scientist Marie Curie is seen as the woman who has had the most significant impact on world history, according to a new poll conducted by the BBC.<p>The …

Women's News

Ada Lovelace, lida por Camila Achutti

Mathematics

Ada’s Army gets set to rewrite history at Inspirefest 2018

Interactive storyteller Zoe Philpott came to Inspirefest 2018 with a new idea to inspire and inform – but first she needed the audience’s …

Ada Lovelace

A group is fighting for more streets in Amsterdam to be named after women

From Beyonce Boulevard to Ada Lovelace Lane, a feminist group is rewriting the map of Amsterdam after discovering that nearly 90 percent of the …

World Economic Forum

A Rare Ada Lovelace Manuscript Just Sold For Over $100,000 & It's A Big Deal

Ada Lovelace was the world's first computer programmer, writing algorithms for Charles Babbage's Analytical Engine: a 19th century calculator that …

Mathematics

Senate Honors Trailblazing Women in Computer Science

Ada Lovelace, Grace Hopper recognized by chamber<p>Tucked away amid the back and forth of appropriations debate last week, the Senate honored two female …

Women in Science

Sold: A Rare Copy of Ada Lovelace’s Groundbreaking Computer Algorithm

In 1843, an anonymous English author translated an Italian paper about a theoretical computing machine, adding detailed notes and observations about …

Mathematics

Rare book containing the world’s first computer algorithm earns $125,000 at auction

A rare 175 year-old book containing the world's first computer algorithm by Ada Lovelace – mathematician and daughter of Lord Byron – has been sold …

Mathematics