Meet ADA LOVELACE, the fast thinking mathematician. She predicted the power of computers long before they were even invented.
- Why her mum kept her away from her mega-famous celebrity dad;
- Why she was mesmerised by mesmerism
- And what she planned to do with a MASSIVE machine that weighed four tons and had 20,000 moving parts.
Get to know ADA on First Name terms.
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