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The Resource Dreaming in code : Ada Byron Lovelace, computer pioneer, Emily Arnold McCully

Dreaming in code : Ada Byron Lovelace, computer pioneer, Emily Arnold McCully

Label
Dreaming in code : Ada Byron Lovelace, computer pioneer
Title
Dreaming in code
Title remainder
Ada Byron Lovelace, computer pioneer
Statement of responsibility
Emily Arnold McCully
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Even by 1800s standards, Ada Byron Lovelace had an unusual upbringing. Her narcissistic mother worked hard at cultivating her own role as martyred ex-wife of bad-boy poet Lord Byron and had Ada tutored at home by some of the brightest minds. Ada developed a hunger for mental puzzles, mathematical conundrums, and scientific discovery that kept pace with the breathtaking advances of the industrial and social revolutions taking place in Europe. At seventeen, Ada met inventor Charles Babbage. In spite of the difference of their years, they were kindred spirits and intellects. Their ensuing collaborations would ultimately result in ideas that presaged computer programming by a century. Ada Lovelace is today recognized and celebrated as a pioneer and a prophet of the information age."--From page 2 of cover
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCully, Emily Arnold
Dewey number
  • 510.92
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Intended audience
1110L
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
QA29.L72
LC item number
M33 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lovelace, Ada King
  • Women mathematicians
  • Mathematicians
  • Computers
  • Women
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Dreaming in code : Ada Byron Lovelace, computer pioneer, Emily Arnold McCully
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 154-157) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
1816-1824. Born into scandal -- Mother and child with governesses -- She has a father -- 1825-1832. Her imagination soars -- Guarded by furies -- An elopement -- 1833-1835. Meeting Babbage -- A role model -- Courtship and marriage -- 1836-1842. Motherhood -- Grasping for mathematics -- The new engine -- A restless student -- 1842-1852. Masterwork -- At loose ends -- Restless spirit -- An awful death
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
164 pages
Isbn
9780763693565
Isbn Type
: HRD
Lccn
2018961266
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1042892168
  • (OCoLC)1042892168
  • 1958334
  • 1966669
  • 1966669
  • (OCoLC)on1042892168
  • (OCoLC)1042892168
  • 1958334
  • 1966669
  • 1966669
Label
Dreaming in code : Ada Byron Lovelace, computer pioneer, Emily Arnold McCully
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 154-157) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
1816-1824. Born into scandal -- Mother and child with governesses -- She has a father -- 1825-1832. Her imagination soars -- Guarded by furies -- An elopement -- 1833-1835. Meeting Babbage -- A role model -- Courtship and marriage -- 1836-1842. Motherhood -- Grasping for mathematics -- The new engine -- A restless student -- 1842-1852. Masterwork -- At loose ends -- Restless spirit -- An awful death
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
164 pages
Isbn
9780763693565
Isbn Type
: HRD
Lccn
2018961266
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1042892168
  • (OCoLC)1042892168
  • 1958334
  • 1966669
  • 1966669
  • (OCoLC)on1042892168
  • (OCoLC)1042892168
  • 1958334
  • 1966669
  • 1966669

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