Mark Marturello Albert Einstein: The Whole Package A crowd barged past dioramas, glass displays and wide-eyed security guards in the American Museum of Natural History. Screams rang out as some runners fell and were trampled. Upon arriving at a lecture hall, the mob broke down the door.
As a result she is often regarded as the first computer programmer.
Menabrea, came to the attention of Lovelace, who not only translated it into English, but corrected mistakes made by Menabrea. Inwomen such as Barbara Paulson were working on the WAC Corporaldetermining trajectories the missiles would take after launch.
Hopper's work with computers started inwhen she started working at the Bureau of Ordnance 's Computation Project at Harvard where she programmed the Harvard Mark I.
Grace Hopper continued to contribute to computer science through the s. Hawes of Burroghs Corporation set up a meeting in to discuss the creation a computer language that would be shared between businesses. As women still held most computing and programming positions at this time, it was hoped that it would give them more positive career prospects.
In the early s, Pam Hardt-English led a group to create a computer network they named Resource One and which was part of a group called Project One. Sammet served as the first woman president of the Association for Computing Machinery ACMholding the position between and It was one of the first object-oriented programming languages the base of the current graphic user interface that has its roots in the The Mother of All Demos by Douglas Engelbart.Showcasing a wide variety of story and style, the Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour is a minute theatrical program of eight short films from the edition of the January Festival.
The Heroes of Science Here's to the household names and forgotten figures who accomplished incredible feats of knowledge — no capes required.
(New York Public Library) Ada Lovelace was born years ago today. To some she is a great hero in the history of computing; to others an overestimated minor . The short appropriately titled The Present, was a thesis project from filmmaker Jacob Frey, who wrote, directed and animated the entire short.
He developed with several others as a thesis project at the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg in Ludwigsburg, Germany.
The Microsoft Research Ada Lovelace Fellowship aims to increase the pipeline of diverse talent receiving advanced degrees in computing-related fields by providing a research funding opportunity for doctoral students from groups underrepresented in computing (women, African-Americans/Blacks, Latinos, American Indians/Alaskan Natives, Native .
Every year, people around the world organize their own events for Ada Lovelace Day. The Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences is excited to join this important celebration and, together with Ryerson University, .