Ada Lovelace: The Making of a Computer Scientist

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Thursday 24 January 2019, 6pm 

Evening talk

Ada, Countess of Lovelace, is sometimes called the world’s first computer programmer and has become an icon for women in technology. Professor Ursula Martin (University of Oxford) discusses how a young woman in the 1800s acquired the expertise to become a pioneer of computer science.

Due to popular demand this is a repeat of Professor Martin’s talk in September 2018. 

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