Ada Lovelace Symposium - Celebrating 200 Years of a Computer Visionary

Ada Lovelace Symposium - Celebrating 200 Years of a Computer...

Oxford University

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10 December 2015 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Ada Lovelace, chiefly known for her work on Charles Babbage’s unbuilt mechanical general-purpose computer, the Analytical Engine. The Symposium is aimed at a broad audience of those interested in the history and culture of mathematics and computer science, presenting new discoveries for the Oxford archives, and other current scholarship on Lovelace’s life and work, and linking her ideas...
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10 December 2015 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Ada Lovelace, chiefly known for her work on Charles Babbage’s unbuilt mechanical general-purpose computer, the Analytical Engine. The Symposium is aimed at a broad audience of those interested in the history and culture of mathematics and computer science, presenting new discoveries for the Oxford archives, and other current scholarship on Lovelace’s life and work, and linking her ideas...
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Enchantress of Abstractio...

18 Dec 2015 | 58 mins 51 secs

Enchantress of Abstr...

18 Dec 2015 | 58 mins 51 secs

Humans, machines, and the...

18 Dec 2015 | 39 mins 09 secs

Humans, machines, an...

18 Dec 2015 | 39 mins 09 secs

Mathematics and culture: ...

18 Dec 2015 | 42 mins 12 secs

Mathematics and cult...

18 Dec 2015 | 42 mins 12 secs

Imaginary engines

18 Dec 2015 | 46 mins 58 secs

Imaginary engines

18 Dec 2015 | 46 mins 58 secs

The Analytical Engine and...

18 Dec 2015 | 21 mins 41 secs

The Analytical Engin...

18 Dec 2015 | 21 mins 41 secs

Enchantress of Numbers or...

18 Dec 2015 | 24 mins 05 secs

Enchantress of Numbe...

18 Dec 2015 | 24 mins 05 secs

The mathematical correspo...

18 Dec 2015 | 24 mins 51 secs

The mathematical cor...

18 Dec 2015 | 24 mins 51 secs

The early education of Ad...

18 Dec 2015 | 29 mins 20 secs

The early education ...

18 Dec 2015 | 29 mins 20 secs

Pythagoras to pacifism: m...

18 Dec 2015 | 26 mins 12 secs

Pythagoras to pacifi...

18 Dec 2015 | 26 mins 12 secs

Will you concede me Poeti...

18 Dec 2015 | 01 hr 07 secs

Will you concede me ...

18 Dec 2015 | 01 hr 07 secs

Ada Lovelace lives foreve...

18 Dec 2015 | 29 mins 41 secs

Ada Lovelace lives f...

18 Dec 2015 | 29 mins 41 secs

From Byron to the Ada Pro...

17 Dec 2015 | 14 mins 56 secs

From Byron to the Ad...

17 Dec 2015 | 14 mins 56 secs

Turning numbers into note...

17 Dec 2015 | 30 mins 07 secs

Turning numbers into...

17 Dec 2015 | 30 mins 07 secs

Ada Lovelace, a scientist...

17 Dec 2015 | 32 mins 31 secs

Ada Lovelace, a scie...

17 Dec 2015 | 32 mins 31 secs

Notions and notations: de...

17 Dec 2015 | 28 mins 18 secs

Notions and notation...

17 Dec 2015 | 28 mins 18 secs