Category: Tech History

Ada Lovelace was the first programmer and a woman

Ada Lovelace: The first computer programmer

Did you know the first known computer programmer was a woman? Her name was Ada Lovelace, and she lived in England, where she worked as a mathematician and writer. She is famous for working on the “Analytical Engine.” She is believed by some to be the first to recognise that the machine had applications beyond…
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wood computer mouse

Mouse in the house

The First Computer Mouse was Made of Wood The mouse was invented by Douglas Engelbart in 1964 and consisted of a wooden shell, circuit board and two metal wheels that came into contact with the surface it was being used on.