Lady Ada Lovelace is considered the world’s first computer programmer. She was a student of Charles Babbage, the inventor of the Analytical Engine which is a direct ancestor of the computer.
She wrote programs based on the how the device operated. Much of her work is still used today.
I’ve always struggled with coding. Then I daydreamed about a young Jane Austin-era woman who was a genius for her time period. She was at her desk doing complex equations beyond her time. It was Ada Lovelace.
She told me just call her Ada. “No Lady Lovelace nonsense” she said. Just invoke her and she will help you. She appreciates an offering of a rose or two. She is a lady after all…