Leaving Shelley

We will soon be heading into the Goguen Era with Cardano. Lets take a moment to reflect on the Shelley Era with one of Percy Shelley’s most famous poems? I met a traveller from an antique land Who said: Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert. Near them, on the sand,…

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Ada Lovelace

Ada Lovelace, in full Ada King, countess of Lovelace, original name Augusta Ada Byron, Lady Byron, (born December 10, 1815, Piccadilly Terrace, Middlesex [now in London], England—died November 27, 1852, Marylebone, London), English mathematician, an associate of Charles Babbage, for whose prototype of a digital computer she created a program. She has been called the first computer programmer. Inspiration for the major and minor…