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May 6, 2024

It's the end of Season Two! We did it! This week we conclude our series on Ada Lovelace. 

In September 1843, Ada Lovelace published her paper on the Analytical Engine in Scientific Memoirs under the title "Sketch of the Analytical Engine, with Notes from the Translator.". Ada was 27 years old, an aristocratic, married mother of three children at the time. Her final published paper included seven important Notes labeled A-G that contained her observations, her assertions, and, it turns out, her legacy...she also cooked up a scheme to use her mathmatical skills to run a gambling operation to fund the building of said engine. Depsite her mother's efforts, Ada Lovelace would turn out to be just as corruptable as her notorious father, Lord Byron. 

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