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Ada Lovelace

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Augusta Ada King-Noel, Countess of Lovelace (née Byron; 10 December 1815 – 27 November 1852) was an English mathematician and writer, chiefly known for her work on Charles Babbage's proposed mechanical general-purpose computer, the Analytical Engine. [1]

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An acronym is a word or name formed as an abbreviation from the initial components in a phrase or a word, usually individual letters (as in NATO or laser) and sometimes syllables (as in Benelux).

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Ada (programming language)

Ada is a structured, statically typed, imperative, and object-oriented high-level computer programming language, extended from Pascal and other languages.

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Ada Initiative

The Ada Initiative was a non-profit organization that sought to increase women's participation in the free culture movement, open source technology and open culture.

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Ada, the National College for Digital Skills

Ada, the National College for Digital Skills. (Ada College) is a further education college in Tottenham Hale, London.

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Agnes Scott College

Agnes Scott College (commonly known as Agnes Scott) is a private liberal arts college in downtown Decatur, Georgia.

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Alan Turing

Alan Mathison Turing (23 June 1912 – 7 June 1954) was an English computer scientist, mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst, philosopher, and theoretical biologist.

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In mathematics and computer science, an algorithm is an unambiguous specification of how to solve a class of problems.

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Allan G. Bromley

Allan George Bromley (1 February 1947 – 16 August 2002) was an Australian historian of computing who became a world authority on many aspects of early computing and was one of the most avid collectors of mechanical calculators.

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Allegra Byron

Clara Allegra Byron (12 January 1817 – 20 April 1822) was the illegitimate daughter of the poet George Gordon, Lord Byron and Claire Clairmont.

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Analytical Engine

The Analytical Engine was a proposed mechanical general-purpose computer designed by English mathematician and computer pioneer Charles Babbage.

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Andrew Crosse

Andrew Crosse (17 June 1784 – 6 July 1855) was a British amateur scientist who was born and died at Fyne Court, Broomfield, Somerset.

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Animal magnetism

Animal magnetism, also known as mesmerism, was the name given by the German doctor Franz Mesmer in the 18th century to what he believed to be an invisible natural force (lebensmagnetismus) possessed by all living/animate beings (humans, animals, vegetables, etc.). He believed that the force could have physical effects, including healing.

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Anne Blunt, 15th Baroness Wentworth

Anne Isabella Noel Blunt, 15th Baroness Wentworth (née King-Noel; 22 September 1837 – 15 December 1917), known for most of her life as Lady Anne Blunt, was co-founder, with her husband the poet Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, of the Crabbet Arabian Stud.

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An anniversary is the date on which an event took place or an institution was founded in a previous year, and may also refer to the commemoration or celebration of that event.

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Arcadia (play)

Arcadia is a 1993 play by Tom Stoppard concerning the relationship between past and present, order and disorder, certainty and uncertainty.

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Artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI, also machine intelligence, MI) is intelligence demonstrated by machines, in contrast to the natural intelligence (NI) displayed by humans and other animals.

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Augusta Leigh

Augusta Maria Leigh (née Byron; 26 January 1783 – 12 October 1851) was the only daughter of John "Mad Jack" Byron, the poet Lord Byron's father, by his first wife, Amelia, née Darcy (Lady Conyers in her own right and the divorced wife of Francis, Marquis of Carmarthen).

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Augustus De Morgan

Augustus De Morgan (27 June 1806 – 18 March 1871) was a British mathematician and logician.

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ÑuSat satellites series (ÑuSat, pronounced just like the GNU project acronym), also known as codename Fresco, Batata, MilaneSat, Ada, Maryam (named after local culture reference on Argentinean deserts and food), is a series of Argentinean commercial Earth observation satellites constellation designed, built and operated by Satellogic.

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Baron Lovelace

Baron Lovelace, of Hurley in the County of Berks, was a title in the Peerage of England.

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Baron Wentworth

Baron Wentworth is a title in the Peerage of England.

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BBC Radio 4

BBC Radio 4 is a radio station owned and operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) that broadcasts a wide variety of spoken-word programmes including news, drama, comedy, science and history.

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BCSWomen is a Specialist Group of the British Computer Society The Chartered Institute for IT that provides networking opportunities for all BCS professional women working in IT around the world, as well as mentoring and encouraging girls and women to enter or return to IT as a career..

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Benjamin Woolley

Benjamin Woolley is an author, media journalist and television presenter.

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Bernoulli number

In mathematics, the Bernoulli numbers are a sequence of rational numbers which occur frequently in number theory.

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Bibliothèque universelle de Genève

The Bibliothèque universelle was an academic journal published by a group of Genevan scholars first centred on Marc-Auguste Pictet (1752–1825), later around Auguste Arthur de la Rive (1801–1873) and other scholars.

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Bloodletting (or blood-letting) is the withdrawal of blood from a patient to prevent or cure illness and disease.

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Bodleian Libraries

The Bodleian Libraries are a collection of approximately 40 libraries that serve the University of Oxford in England, including, most famously, the Bodleian Library itself, as well as many other (but not all) central and faculty libraries.

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Bodleian Library

The Bodleian Library is the main research library of the University of Oxford, and is one of the oldest libraries in Europe.

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British Computer Society

Sir Maurice Wilkes served as first President of BCS in 1957. The British Computer Society (BCS) is a professional body and a learned society that represents those working in Information Technology, both in the United Kingdom and internationally.

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Bruce Sterling

Michael Bruce Sterling (born April 14, 1954) is an American science fiction author known for his novels and work on the Mirrorshades anthology.

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Byron King-Noel, Viscount Ockham

Byron King-Noel, 12th Baron Wentworth, styled Viscount Ockham (12 May 1836 – 1 September 1862) was a British peer and the eldest of the three legitimate grandchildren of George Gordon, Lord Byron.

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Carl Reichenbach

Baron Dr.

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Chaos theory

Chaos theory is a branch of mathematics focusing on the behavior of dynamical systems that are highly sensitive to initial conditions.

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Charles Babbage

Charles Babbage (26 December 1791 – 18 October 1871) was an English polymath.

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Charles Barry

Sir Charles Barry (23 May 1795 – 12 May 1860) was an English architect, best known for his role in the rebuilding of the Palace of Westminster (also known as the Houses of Parliament) in London during the mid-19th century, but also responsible for numerous other buildings and gardens.

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Charles Dickens

Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic.

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Charles Wheatstone

Sir Charles Wheatstone FRS (6 February 1802 – 19 October 1875), was an English scientist and inventor of many scientific breakthroughs of the Victorian era, including the English concertina, the stereoscope (a device for displaying three-dimensional images), and the Playfair cipher (an encryption technique).

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Childe Byron

Childe Byron is a 1977 play by Romulus Linney about the strained relationship between the poet, Lord Byron, and his daughter, Ada Lovelace.

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Church of St Mary Magdalene, Hucknall

The Church of St.

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Claire Clairmont

Clara Mary Jane Clairmont (27 April 1798 – 19 March 1879), or Claire Clairmont as she was commonly known, was the stepsister of writer Mary Shelley and the mother of Lord Byron's daughter Allegra.

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Code: Debugging the Gender Gap

CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap is a 2015 documentary by Robin Hauser Reynolds.

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Computability is the ability to solve a problem in an effective manner.

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A computer is a device that can be instructed to carry out sequences of arithmetic or logical operations automatically via computer programming.

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Computing is any goal-oriented activity requiring, benefiting from, or creating computers.

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Computing Machinery and Intelligence

"Computing Machinery and Intelligence" is a seminal paper written by Alan Turing on the topic of artificial intelligence.

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Conceiving Ada

Conceiving Ada is a 1997 film produced, written, and directed by Lynn Hershman Leeson.

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Crossrail is a railway line under development in London and the home counties of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Essex, England.

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David Brewster

Sir David Brewster KH PRSE FRS FSA(Scot) FSSA MICE (11 December 178110 February 1868) was a British scientist, inventor, author, and academic administrator.

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A debutante or deb (from the French débutante, "female beginner") is a girl or young woman of an aristocratic or upper-class family who has reached maturity and, as a new adult, comes out into society at a formal "debut".

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Difference engine

A difference engine is an automatic mechanical calculator designed to tabulate polynomial functions.

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Differential calculus

In mathematics, differential calculus is a subfield of calculus concerned with the study of the rates at which quantities change.

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Doron Swade

Doron Swade MBE is a museum curator and author, specialising in the history of computing.

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Earl of Lovelace

Earl of Lovelace was a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.

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Earth observation

Earth observation (EO) is the gathering of information about the physical, chemical, and biological systems of the planet via remote-sensing technologies, supplemented by Earth-surveying techniques, which encompasses the collection, analysis, and presentation of data.

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East Horsley

East Horsley is a village and civil parish in Surrey, England.

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Elizabeth Medora Leigh

Elizabeth Medora Leigh (15 April 1814 – 28 August 1849) was the third daughter of Augusta Leigh.

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Emerald Fennell

Emerald Lilly Fennell (born 1 October 1985) is a British actress and author.

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Free-culture movement

The free-culture movement is a social movement that promotes the freedom to distribute and modify creative works in the form of free content or open content by using the Internet and other forms of media.

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French language

French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language of the Indo-European family.

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George Gordon of Gight

George Gordon (14 November 1741 – 9 January 1779) was the maternal grandfather of poet George Gordon Byron and a descendant of King James I of Scotland and of Cardinal Beaton.

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Gight is the name of an estate in the parish of Fyvie in the Formartine area of Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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Given name

A given name (also known as a first name, forename or Christian name) is a part of a person's personal name.

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Google Doodle

A Google Doodle is a special, temporary alteration of the logo on Google's homepages that commemorates holidays, events, achievements, and people.

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Gothic Revival architecture

Gothic Revival (also referred to as Victorian Gothic or neo-Gothic) is an architectural movement that began in the late 1740s in England.

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Great Lives

Great Lives is a BBC Radio 4 biography series, produced in Bristol.

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Greek War of Independence

The Greek War of Independence, also known as the Greek Revolution (Ελληνική Επανάσταση, Elliniki Epanastasi, or also referred to by Greeks in the 19th century as the Αγώνας, Agonas, "Struggle"; Ottoman: يونان عصياني Yunan İsyanı, "Greek Uprising"), was a successful war of independence waged by Greek revolutionaries against the Ottoman Empire between 1821 and 1830.

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Harvard University

Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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History of computing

The history of computing is longer than the history of computing hardware and modern computing technology and includes the history of methods intended for pen and paper or for chalk and slate, with or without the aid of tables.

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History of computing hardware

The history of computing hardware covers the developments from early simple devices to aid calculation to modern day computers.

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Insanity, craziness, or madness is a spectrum of both group and individual behaviors characterized by certain abnormal mental or behavioral patterns.

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International Women's Day

International Women's Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8 every year.

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Israel Institute for Advanced Studies

The Israel Institute for Advanced Studies (IIAS or IAS in Israel) of Jerusalem, Israel (Hebrew: המכון ללימודים מתקדמים) is a national institution devoted to academic research in physics, mathematics, the life sciences, economics, and comparative religion.

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John Byron

Vice-Admiral The Hon.

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John Byron (British Army officer)

Captain John Byron (7 February 1756 – 2 August 1791) was a British Army officer and writer, best known as the father of poet Lord Byron.

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John Crowley

John Crowley (born December 1, 1942) is an American author of fantasy, science fiction and mainstream fiction.

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John Graham-Cumming

John Graham-Cumming is a British programmer and writer best known for having originated a successful petition to the British Government asking for an apology for its persecution of Alan Turing.

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John Hobhouse, 1st Baron Broughton

John Cam Hobhouse, 1st Baron Broughton, (27 June 1786 – 3 June 1869), known as Sir John Hobhouse, Bt, from 1831 to 1851, was an English politician and diarist.

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Jordan Stratford

Jordan Stratford is a Canadian author of children's fiction.

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Kirkby Mallory

Kirkby Mallory is a hamlet in Leicestershire, England that is part of the civil parish of Peckleton.

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Kirkby-in-Ashfield is a market town in Nottinghamshire, England, with a population of 25,265 (according to the 2001 National Census), falling to 20,672 for the total of the 3 Ashfield Wards taken at the 2011 census.

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Lady Byron

Anne Isabella Noel Byron, 11th Baroness Wentworth and Baroness Byron (née Milbanke; 17 May 1792 – 16 May 1860), nicknamed Annabella and commonly known as Lady Byron, was the wife of poet George Gordon Byron, more commonly known as Lord Byron.

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Lauren Gunderson

Lauren Gunderson (born February 5, 1982) is an American playwright, born in Atlanta.

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List of pioneers in computer science

This article presents a list of individuals who made transformative breakthroughs in the creation, development and imagining of what computers and electronics could do.

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Lord Byron

George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron (22 January 1788 – 19 April 1824), known as Lord Byron, was an English nobleman, poet, peer, politician, and leading figure in the Romantic movement.

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Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.

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Lovelace Medal

The Lovelace Medal was established by the British Computer Society in 1998, and is presented to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the understanding or advancement of Computing.

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Luigi Federico Menabrea

Luigi Federico Menabrea (4 September 1809 – 24 May 1896), later made 1st Count Menabrea and 1st Marquess of Valdora, was an Italian general, statesman and mathematician who served as the Prime Minister of Italy from 1867 to 1869.

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Mary Shelley

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (née Godwin; 30 August 1797 – 1 February 1851) was an English novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, and travel writer, best known for her Gothic novel ''Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus'' (1818).

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Mary Somerville

Mary Somerville (née Fairfax, formerly Greig; 26 December 1780 – 29 November 1872), was a Scottish science writer and polymath.

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Marylebone (or, both appropriate for the Parish Church of St. Marylebone,,, or) is an affluent inner-city area of central London, England, located within the City of Westminster and part of the West End.

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Massachusetts, officially known as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.

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Masterpiece (TV series)

Masterpiece (formerly known as Masterpiece Theatre) is a drama anthology television series produced by WGBH Boston.

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A mathematician is someone who uses an extensive knowledge of mathematics in his or her work, typically to solve mathematical problems.

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Mathematics (from Greek μάθημα máthēma, "knowledge, study, learning") is the study of such topics as quantity, structure, space, and change.

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Measles is a highly contagious infectious disease caused by the measles virus.

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Metaphysics is a branch of philosophy that explores the nature of being, existence, and reality.

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Michael Faraday

Michael Faraday FRS (22 September 1791 – 25 August 1867) was an English scientist who contributed to the study of electromagnetism and electrochemistry.

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Milbanke baronets

The Milbanke, later Noel, later Milbanke Baronetcy, of Halnaby in the County of York, was a title in the Baronetage of England.

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New Scientist

New Scientist, first published on 22 November 1956, is a weekly, English-language magazine that covers all aspects of science and technology.

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Ockham Park

Ockham Park is a seventeenth century English country house in Ockham, Surrey.

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Open-source model

The open-source model is a decentralized software-development model that encourages open collaboration.

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Oxford is a city in the South East region of England and the county town of Oxfordshire.

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A pattern is a discernible regularity in the world or in a manmade design.

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Phrenology is a pseudomedicine primarily focused on measurements of the human skull, based on the concept that the brain is the organ of the mind, and that certain brain areas have localized, specific functions or modules.

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Porlock is a coastal village in Somerset, England, west of Minehead.

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Porlock Weir

Porlock Weir, about 1.5 miles west of the inland village of Porlock, Somerset, England, is a small settlement around a harbour.

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Prime Minister of Italy

The President of the Council of Ministers of the Italian Republic (Italian: Presidente del Consiglio dei ministri della Repubblica Italiana), commonly referred to in Italy as Presidente del Consiglio, or informally as Premier and known in English as the Prime Minister of Italy, is the head of government of the Italian Republic.

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A programmer, developer, dev, coder, or software engineer is a person who creates computer software.

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Punched card

A punched card or punch card is a piece of stiff paper that can be used to contain digital data represented by the presence or absence of holes in predefined positions.

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Ralph King-Milbanke, 2nd Earl of Lovelace

Ralph Gordon King Noel Milbanke, 2nd Earl of Lovelace (2 July 1839 – 28 August 1906) was a British author of Astarte: A Fragment of Truth concerning George Gordon Byron, first Lord Byron.

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Richard Taylor (editor)

Richard Taylor (18 May 1781 – 1 December 1858) was an English naturalist and publisher of scientific journals.

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Romulus Linney (playwright)

Romulus Zachariah Linney IV (September 21, 1930 – January 15, 2011) was an American playwright and novelist.

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Ross-shire (Siorrachd Rois) is a historic county in the Scottish Highlands.

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Satellogic is an Argentine company specialized in Earth-observation satellites, founded in 2010 by Emiliano Kargieman.

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Science Museum, London

The Science Museum is a major museum on Exhibition Road in South Kensington, London.

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ScienceDirect is a website which provides subscription-based access to a large database of scientific and medical research.

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Scientific Memoirs

Scientific Memoirs, Selected from the Transactions of Foreign Academies of science and Learned Societies and from Foreign Journals was a series of books edited and published by Richard Taylor (1781–1858) in London between 1837 and 1852.

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Second law of thermodynamics

The second law of thermodynamics states that the total entropy of an isolated system can never decrease over time.

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Sir Clobery Noel, 5th Baronet

Sir Clobery Noel, 5th Baronet (c. 1695 - 30 July 1733) was an English politician.

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Small satellite

Small satellites, miniaturized satellites, or smallsats, are satellites of low mass and size, usually under.

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Steampunk is a subgenre of science fiction or science fantasy that incorporates technology and aesthetic designs inspired by 19th-century industrial steam-powered machinery.

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Stephen Wolfram

Stephen Wolfram (born August 29, 1959) is a British-American computer scientist, physicist, and businessman.

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Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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Sydney Padua

Melina Sydney Padua is a graphic artist and animator based in London, England.

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The Difference Engine

The Difference Engine (1990) is an alternative history novel by William Gibson and Bruce Sterling.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.

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The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood

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William Gibson

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