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8 Marvelous Women Pioneers In Tech

By SiliconIndia   |   Monday, 29 October 2012, 02:51 Hrs   |    1 Comments
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Bangalore: Technology was always considered as a boys club, at least till the beginning of this decade. But the scenario changed on a sudden. Women power rise, controlling many of tech's prestigious brand names around the world. For people who think technology in the past was dominated by males, here is a question- Have you ever knew that world’s first ever computer programmer was a women? And did you know that the first compiler for a computer programming language was developed by a woman?

If not, read on to know 8 such powerful women pioneers in technology.

#8 Ada Lovelace

Computer Scientist, England


Ada Lovelace was often described as the “first computer programmer.” She was a mathematician and writer who in 1942 created an analyst model of Charles Babbage’s early mechanical general-purpose computer, the analytical engine. It was an algorithm encoded for processing by a machine, which is made in a methodic, code like language. Her notes proved keystone for the early history of computers. This pioneer foresaw the capability of computers to go beyond mere calculating or number-crunching abilities.

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Posted by:Arsha - 29 Oct, 2012