"The brain of mine is something more than merely mortal; as time will show," said the trailblazing Ada Lovelace, born 199 years ago today.
Ada Lovelace: Great Minds
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Lovelace was trying to create a machine that could "manipulate symbols" as well as numbers. 00:26
Lovelace's mentor asked her to transcribe his notes, during which she found many errors and added her own opinions. 01:39
At the age of 36, she died of cancer. 02:44
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