Published the first algorithm. Daughter of Lady Byron, she translated from French a military Analytical Engine. Many historians regard her accompanying notes to be the first computer algorithm, although her contemporary, Charles Babbage, is also credited with that. Loveless, however, expanded how the Analytical Engine could do something beyond calculating numbers, such as composing musical harmonies or “operating notations” of symbols.
“Ada Lovelace.” Wikipedia (website). Accessed 27 December 2021.