Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace December 1815 – 27 November commonly known as Ada Lovelace, was an English mathematician and writer chiefly known for her work on Charles Babbage's early mechanical general-purpose computer, the Analytical Engine.
Lucy Suchman, cuando la Antropología y la tecnología se unen. "At my departure from Xerox PARC I held the positions of Principal Scientist and manager of the Work Practice and Technology area, an interdisciplinary research group which I co-founded in 1989. In 1988 I received the Xerox Corporate Research Group's Excellence in Science and Technology Award."
Alan Turing broke the German Enigma code during World War II and devised the Turing machine and the Turing test of computer intelligence. Unabashedly gay, he committed suicide after being convicted of homosexual acts.
Évariste Galois, a 20 year old mathematician. The night before he was killed in a duel, he sat down and wrote poems and mathematical theories. In those pages was the foundation for Group Theory and Galois Theory.
Paul Dirac - British physicist, won the Nobel Prize for Physics for his work on quantum mechanics, his equations describing electron spin led to the prediction of the existence of the positron (the anti-particle of the electron) and other anti-matter