[Answer] Which of these did Ada Lovelace publish?

Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Trivia Question: Which of these did Ada Lovelace publish?

The given options are:

  • First algorithm
  • First terms-of-service agreement
  • First user manual

Correct Answer: First algorithm

Fact: Lovelace read Charles Babbage’s paper on his proposed ‘Analytical Engine’—a 19th-century version of a computer. The mathematician recognized the potential of Babbage’s machine and wrote a computational algorithm for it.

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