Announcing The Ada Lovelace Hackathon At Oxford Hackspace

We are pleased to announce that we will be holding a hackathon to mark the bicentenary of Ada, Countess Lovelace, at Oxford Hackspace on November the 11th. 

Some ideas for projects include:

Other things that Ada was known for include the Bernoulli numbers, her interest in gambling, ‘Flyology’, and her prediction of computer-generated music:

Supposing, for instance, that the fundamental relations of pitched sounds in the science of harmony and of musical composition were susceptible of such expression and adaptations, the engine might compose elaborate and scientific pieces of music of any degree of complexity or extent.

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