Ada Lovelace and Bernoulli numbers

Many consider Ada Lovelace to be the first programmer. An article from a couple days ago asks what did her program do?

In a sense, nothing. It was written for a computer that did not exist, so it was never executed. But it was written to compute the 8th Bernoulli number.

The article’s author created a translation of Lovelace’s program into C.

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