Google Honors Ada Lovelace with a Google Doodle on Her 197th Birthday

Google honors Ada Lovelace with a Google Doodle on her 197th birthday. Reportedly, Ada was the first computer programmer because of the first notes she made about the algorithms of the computer.

Ada had described the first algorithm but failed to pursue the program in her lifetime. She died at the age of 36 on November 27, 1852.

Google Doodle Ada Lovelace
Google Doodle – Ada Lovelace, courtesy of Google

Today, people enjoy the convenience and efficiency of computers because of Ada Lovelace’s or Augusta Ada Byron’s amazing discovery.

An “Ada Lovelace Day” is usually celebrated on October with the purpose of motivating women to take more active roles in the different sectors of society especially in math, science and technology.

Ada Lovelace
Ada Lovelace, Image credit:

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