Stereotypical Cartoon from the 1900's about Women's Suffrage

Ada Lovelace and Why Well-Behaved Women Never Make It In My Circle

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In the early 1800s, a woman by the name of Augusta Ada King, countess of Lovelace (commonly known as Ada Lovelace), wrote a “program” for Charles Babbage that would work for a “computer” that he hadn’t even created yet. She’s widely credited as the first computer programmer, and even had the first major computer named after her. Yet, there’s still debate about this point because, of course, Babbage didn’t acknowledge …