Ada, The Enchantress of Numbers

Ada, The Enchantress of Numbers: A Selection from the Letters of Lord Byron's Daughter and Her Description of the First Computer

Betty A. Toole, Ed.D. (All Copies Signed by Author)

ISBN: 0-912-674-09-4 Strawberry Press 456pp, 80 illustrations, Hardcover

Ada, The Enchantress of Numbers is both a source book about the birth of the computer revolution and the fascinating human tale of Ada Byron, Lady Lovelace, and her friends from Charles Babbage to Faraday, Wheatstone, and Dickens. Reviews range from the Annals of the History of Computing, which called it "excellent and thoughtful" to Wired magazine, which stated that it was "beyond stereotypes" to Howard Rheingold, who regards Ada as "one of the most picturesque characters in the history of technology"

Michale Swaine stated in Dr Dobbs Journal, that Ada, the Enchantress of Numbers offers insight "into the mind of the first professional programmer…we see the realtionship of science and art analyzed by a first-rate intellect." ACM is pleased to offer this unusual and groundbreaking look into the birth of the computer revolution for only $25, with free shipping & handling, even for our international members.

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