Ada Lovelace, Poet of Science: The First Computer Programmer by Diane Stanley,Jessie Hartland

By Diane Stanley,Jessie Hartland

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“Stanley has been delighting and informing readers together with her biographies for years, and the following, her substantial skills are once more on display…Hartland’s charmingly busy paintings, comparable to Maira Kalman’s paintings, is stuffed with wit.” —Booklist (starred review)

From nonfiction stars Diane Stanley and Jessie Hartland comes a fantastically illustrated biography of Ada Lovelace, who's often called the 1st desktop programmer.

Two hundred years in the past, a daughter was once born to the recognized poet, Lord Byron, and his mathematical spouse, Annabella.

Like her father, Ada had a brilliant mind's eye and an artistic present for connecting principles in unique methods. Like her mom, she had a keenness for technological know-how, math, and machines. It used to be an exceptional mix. Ada was hoping that at some point she may well do anything very important along with her artistic and nimble mind.

A hundred years prior to the sunrise of the electronic age, Ada Lovelace estimated the computer-driven international we all know this day. And in demonstrating how the computing device will be coded, she wrote the 1st laptop application. She could pass down in heritage as Ada Lovelace, the 1st laptop programmer.

Diane Stanley’s lyrical writing and Jessie Hartland’s brilliant illustrations catch the spirit of Ada Lovelace and produce her attention-grabbing tale vividly to life.

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