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Julia Constance Fletcher

In 1876, when she was eighteen, Julia Constance Fletcher, an American-born author who was living in Venice at the time, published A Nile Novel, or Kismet… 417 more words

Oscar Wilde

Ada Lovelace

Ada Lovelace, born December 10th 1815 in England, was a mathematician who is considered to have written instructions for the first computer program.

Her mother, who had a passion for mathematics, raised Lovelace with an excellent education inĀ all subjects, particularly maths. 340 more words


Ada Lovelace at 200

Today marks the 200th birthday of the pioneering thinker and computer programmer, Ada Lovelace. Her impact on cultural and scientific production is clearly vast, vaster by far than we have time or space to go into here, but do have a look at this excellent piece on… 249 more words

Ada Lovelace Documentary online

A very nice documentary about Ada Lovelace, presented by matheamatician Hannah Fry! On the BBC website, unfortunately only available until tomorrow 10pm:



The soul in letter writing

What cannot letters inspire? They have souls; they can speak; they have in them all that force which expresses the transports of the heart; they have all the fire of our passions. 556 more words