Today is Ada Lovelace Day 2012, a day dedicated to women in STEM fields, in honor of Ada Lovelace, the first computer programmer. Lovelace’s life, particularly her childhood and the clashes between her parents, would be a fitting origin for any modern Prometheus, and so I love looking at the way cartoonists have depicted it.
But if you’re looking for something a little less long form (and a little less historically accurate) you might try The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage:
Enjoy the reading material, and make sure to check out Finding Ada.com.
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