Born in 1815, Ada Lovelace was the daughter of poet Lord Byron, but it was her mother who encouraged her to pursue mathematics.
When she was about 17, Lovelace befriended inventor Charles Babbage, who’s famous for being the “father of the computer.”
Translating a French article for her mentor, Lovelace added her own notes, which were three times longer than the original article.
Her work on how to code a computer (which hadn’t been built yet) to use letters and numbers was published in 1843 under “A.A.L.,” locking her place in history as the first computer programmer.
In today’s world, a tech savvy person such as Lovelace would be all over these cyber crooks.