Ada Lovelace, the first computer programmer
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This week Maria joined me to tell her about the first computer programmer. Her famous poet father was "mad, bad, and dangerous to know". Her wealthy, aristocratic mother, was a mathematician and the "princess of parallelograms". She, the daughter of her parents, gave us the very first computer program in history.

Lord Byron

Lady Caroline Lamp

Charles Babbage

Ada Augusta Lovelace

The first computer program in history