Mathematical science shows what is. It is the language of unseen relations between things. But to use and apply that language, we must be able fully to appreciate, to feel, to seize the unseen, the unconscious.

- Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace



The first chapter of Isaacson's 'The Innovators' is all about Ada.

Nowadays, every fool is calling himself a visionary. She was the real thing.

@bjflanagan Agreed. The true visionaries of human history neither referred to themselves as such nor were recognized for being so until long after their accomplishments were finally understood. Be wary of the self-promoter and those who seek praise from the ignorant.

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