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Untangling the Tale of Ada Lovelace

Published December 10, 2015

Ada Lovelace was born 200 years ago today. To some she is a great hero in the history of computing; to others an overestimated minor figure. I’ve been curious for a long time what the real story is. And in preparation for her bicentennial, I decided to try to solve what for me has always been the “mystery of Ada”. Click here to read the rest of Stephen Wolfram’s blog.