Exhibit: Ada Lovelace Day & Women in Mathematics

Post Date:
Oct 17, 2019

Exhibit: Ada Lovelace Day & Women in Mathematics

Location: Engineering & Science Library, Douglas Library

Date: Until Oct. 31, 2019

Ada Lovelace Day is celebrated on the second Tuesday of October to celebrate Ada Byron Lovelace, Countess of Lovelace (1815–1852). An English mathematician and writer who created the first program for Charles Babbage's analytical engine, she is known as the first computer programmer.

Inspired by The New York Times Feb. 23, 2019 article, The Secret History of Women in Coding by Clive Thompson, a display of books on Ada Lovelace and Women in Mathematics will remain till the end of October 2019 in the Engineering & Science Library (level 5) at Douglas Library.

 

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