Ada Lovelace is known to have conceived the first computer algorithm.
Dec 10 2012, 6:40am CST
Source: Barnes & Noble Review
On this day in 1816, the Shelleys, Lord Byron, and entourage gathered at the Villa Diodati on Lake Geneva to tell the ghost stories that would trigger Frankenstein. This most legendary of storm-tossed evenings may or may not have been a literary lightning bolt, as there are conflicting accounts of how Mary Shelley arrived at the idea for her novel, and how long she mulled it over. On the other hand, the June 19th ev ...
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