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The Romantic Computer

The Student Perspectives category collects posts written by current CityLIS students. Simon Gardner discusses Romanticism, Ada Lovelace, and her influence in the birth of computer programming. *** Having focused on Romanticism in my previous Masters dissertation in English Literature, I … Continue reading

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Follow the Data

Student Perspectives is our series of guest posts written by current CityLIS students. In this post Tim Darach gives a brief history of the origins of computing and identifies some of the key people involved in it’s inception. The original … Continue reading

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#CityLIS Student Perspectives: A who’s who of Library and Information Science by Thomas Ash

Student Perspectives is our series of guest posts written by current #citylis students. This post is by current #citylis student, Thomas Ash, and forms a most fantastic rundown of some of the most famous faces in Library and Information Science. *** … Continue reading

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#citylis Student Perspectives: Ada, Ada, and the Science Museum by Adelaide Robinson

Student Perspectives is our series of guest posts written by current #citylis students. This post is by current #citylis student, Adelaide Robinson. *** As someone with a strong background in history and literature, I have the habit of getting too attached to … Continue reading

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Ada Lovelace: Why Do We care?

Dr Lyn Robinson attended the Symposium at the Mathematical Institute in Oxford, held over 9/10th December 2015, in celebration of Ada Lovelace’s (1815-1852) 200th birthday. In this post she reflects on why we need to care about Ada Lovelace. Continue reading

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