Happy Ada Lovelace Day – celebrating the first woman in Tech

Today is Ada Lovelace Day.

Ada Lovelace
Ada Lovelace

The first programming language I was taught at university was Ada.  So she is someone I’ve known about for a long time.  Both she and Babbage were pioneers, essential stepping stones along the journey to our modern digital world.  As such, Ada is as important as more recent tech icons like Wozniac, Jobs, Musk, Gates, Widenius and Mullenweg.  Let’s celebrate the first woman in tech, and encourage many more to follow her.

To learn more about Ada, read this article on Wikipedia.

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