Calculating Ada: The Countess of Computing

Daughter of notorious poet Lord Byron, Ada Lovelace was a countess of the realm, a scandalous socialite and a Countess of Computing. This documentary, presented by mathematician Hannah Fry, explores her extraordinary life, her engrossing relationship with Charles Babbage and her legacy as the world's first computer programmer and how her imagination and rational logic made her the prophet for our digital age.
Aired:
Aug 13, 2019
Watch Until:
Sep 11, 2019