nShe was the daughter of the famous poet Lord Byron and one of only a few woman mathematicians of her time. She
notes concerning Babbage’s ideas and the Analytical Engine. Ada’s conceptual programs for the Engine led to the
naming of a programming
language (Ada) in her honor. Its key concepts, such as the capacity to store instructions, the use of punched cards
as a primitive
memory, and the ability to print, can be found in many modern computers.