Ada Lovelace

Portrait of Ada Lovelace (2016) by Deeds Davis. Article by Anna Xambó Jan 16, 2017 Ada Lovelace is known as the first computer scientist from her work with the mathematician Charles Babbage on the Babbage’s Analytical Engine. Her published notes (Menabrea, 1843) on this seminal general-purpose computer included what is referred to as the first […]

17 for ’17: Microsoft researchers on what to expect in 2017 and 2027 –

This article asks 17 women from Microsoft research their thoughts on how they envision their fields both in 2017 and in 10 years time. The fields discussed include natural language processing, machine learning, artificial intelligence, information retrieval, biological computation, virtual reality, social sciences, economics, software engineering, human-centered computing, mathematics, cryptography, ecology, computer vision, mobile computing, […]