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Enchantress of Numbers or a mere debugger?: a brief history of cultural and academic understandings of Ada Lovelace

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Duration: 0:24:05 | Added: 18 Dec 2015
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Duration: 0:24:05 | Added: 18 Dec 2015
To mark the 200th anniversary of Lovelace's birth, Elizabeth Bruton, Museum of the History of Science, reviews and explores academic and popular representations of Ada Lovelace and engage with the controversy of her claim as the first computer programmer.

Includes an introduction from Sally Shuttleworth, Professor at University of Oxford.

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