A hundred years before the dawn of the digital age, ada lovelace envisioned the computerdriven world we know today. The first computer programmer written by diane stanley, illustrated by jessie hartland published by simon and schuster isbn. Her father was acclaimed english poet george gordon byron, referred to as lord byron, while her mother annabella milbanke, known as lady byron after the two wed, was a successful mathematician. The story of ada lovelace, the mother of modern computing. Ada king lovelace countess of 18151852, charles babbage 17911871. The first computer programmer by diane stanley at indigo. Feb 24, 2020 english mathematician ada lovelace, the daughter of poet lord byron, has been called the first computer programmer for writing an algorithm for a computing machine in the mid1800s. And she had the vision to see, better even than babbage himself. Ada, a onewoman show about the life and work of ada lovelace using an led dress, premiered at edinburgh international science festival on 11 april 2015, and continues to touring internationally to promote diversity on stem at technology conferences, businesses, government and educational organisations.
Download inside this volume, readers learn about the life of the first computer programmer, ada lovelace. Ada, countess of lovelace 18151852, daughter of romantic poet lord byron and his highly educated wife, anne isabella, is sometimes called the worlds first computer programmer. This book covers lovelaces early childhood, as the highly intelligent and inquisitive daughter of famous poet lord byron, as well as her forays into developing the first computer programover a hundred years before computers as we know them were in use. An illustrated adventure in footnotes and friendship. Complement the marvelous ada lovelace, poet of science with the illustrated story of how lovelace and babbage invented the worlds first computer and lovelace herself on how the imagination works, then revisit other wonderful picturebooks introducing young minds to other worthy role models in science and the arts.
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Mathematicians, women computer programmers, women mathematicians, computers, juvenile literature, history. The worlds 1st computer algorithm, written by ada lovelace. Ada, countess of lovelace 181552, daughter of romantic poet lord byron and the highly educated anne isabella, is sometimes called the worlds first computer programmer, and she has become an icon for women in technology today. Ala notable book amelia bloomer top ten book stanley has been delighting and informing readers with her biographies for. A lovely childrens book about the worlds first computer programmer. This book illustrates and describes the life of ada lovelace, her love for machinery and science during the industrial revolution, and how she is well known throughout american history. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Pdf ada lovelace poet of science download full pdf. Jul 29, 2019 ada lovelaces insight would become the core concept of the digital age, walter isaacson wrote in his book the innovators. Gestural brushstrokes loosely evoke landscapes and interiors, yet scores of objectsfrom book titles and period toys to an omnipresent catprovide plentiful. The first computer programmer diane stanley, illus. Poet of science, the first computer programmer diane stanley 2016, simon and schuster, 9781481452496 the story of how 200 years ago, the daughter of lord and lady byron, ada lovelace, wrote the. Young ada lovelace was introduced to english society as the sole legitimate child of scalawag poet lord byron in 1815.
Ada lovelace, poet of science hardcover the first computer programmer. She was the first to recognise that the machine had applications beyond pure calculation, and published the first algorithm intended to be carried. Christopher hollings,ursula martin,adrian clifford rice. Jessie hartland is the author and illustrator of many nonfiction titles for young readers, including how the dinosaur got to the museum and bon appetit. Born the honourable augusta ada byron, the woman we now call ada lovelace began her life in a turbulent household. Oct 20, 2016 ada lovelace, poet of science by diane stanley, 9781481452496, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Ada hoped that one day she could do something important with her creative and nimble mind. An illustrated biography of ada lovelace written for young readers. Any piece of content, data or information music, text, pictures, numbers, symbols, sounds, video could be expressed in digital form and manipulated by machines. The first computer programmer hardcover ada lovelace, poet of science. Its no wonder that with beautifully illustrated and wellwritten nonfiction books like ada lovelace poet of science that publishers and readers cant get enough. Ada lovelace, poet of science by diane stanley ala notable book amelia bloomer top ten book stanley has been delighting and informing. Her father was the great romantic poet lord byron, but she had been separated from him since birth. Touring newly industrialized factories, adas fascinated by jacquards mechanical loom, which uses encoded, holepunched paper cards to weave fabrics from plaids to brocades.
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She was the only legitimate daughter of the romantic poet george gordon byron, 6th baron byron and anne isabella milbanke, 11th baroness wentworth, or annabella as she was known. Ada lovelaces fascinating biography begins before she was even conceived. A lovely childrens book about the worlds first computer programmer ada lovelace, the worlds first computer programmer, on science and religion how ada lovelace and charles babbage invented the worlds first computer. Her collaboration with author diane stanley, ada lovelace, poet of science, was designated an ala notable book, among many other accolades, and her illustrations were praised as full of wit by booklist. The first computer programmer hardcover october 4, 2016 by diane stanley author, jessie hartland illustrator 4. Ada lovelace poet of science available for download and read online in other formats. English mathematician ada lovelace, the daughter of poet lord byron, has been called the first computer programmer for writing an algorithm for a computing machine in the mid1800s.
I recently read an article in publishers weekly which stated that even before 2009 and the beginning of common core. Child of poetry, bride of science byrons rebellious daughter, ada, became the first computer programmer and dabbled in gambling and drugs. See all 2 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. Adas ideas ada lovelace 18151852 was the daughter of lord byron, a poet, and anna isabella milbanke, a mathematician. Jul 24, 2018 young ada lovelace was introduced to english society as the sole legitimate child of scalawag poet lord byron in 1815. Oct 04, 2016 ada lovelace, poet of science hardcover the first computer programmer. Two hundred years ago, a daughter was born to the poet lord byron and his mathematical wife annabella. Child of poetry, bride of science books the guardian. Ada lovelace, the daughter of the famous romantic poet, lord byron, develops her creativity through science and math.395 478 80 281 1335 1019 213 102 563 301 1261 739 1513 297 158 389 1101 1244 1477 1218 1458 1145 1145 1043 1050 659 88 915 607 1295 449 935 802 1225 191 1081 1335 502 827 2