Ada Lovelace’s mother strongly encouraged Ada’s education in mathematics and logic because she believed it would help steer her away from developing the temperament of her estranged father, Lord Byron. However, this young dreamer was fascinated by her father’s work, which inspired her to imagine what grander creations could come from her mathematical breakthroughs. She lived in a time before the advent of electricity, yet is credited as the first visionary of the digital age. Share now to show the world what a scientist really looks like!