Ada Lovelace: To Dream Tomorrow

Posted on May 8th, 2012 by

When: Monday, May 14, 2012, 1:30-2:20pm
Where: Olin Hall 320

This documentary describes the life of Ada, Countess Lovelace (1815-1852), providing context for her seminal contributions to computer science: describing how a general-purpose digital computer could be programmed and providing the insight that algorithmic manipulation of symbols could be used for non-numerical purposes.

This video screening will take place in the course MCS-287 but others are invited to attend.

 

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