Vintage and Steampunk

Happy Birthday Ada and Happy Programmer’s Day!


Tis the birthday of Ada Lovelace, daughter of Lord Byron, considered to be the mother of programming, due to her close work with Charles Babbage and quick grasp of what he and his design of the Difference Engine were trying to do.

Here’s some of Ada’s notes and here is a story NPR did today on Charles Babbage and his Difference Engine.

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Lori Alden Holuta lives between the cornfields of Mid-Michigan, where she grows vegetables and herbs when she’s not writing, editing, or playing games with a cat named Chives.

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