III - Ada Lovelace


The Lovelace (binary 11) is the 3rd trump or Major Arcana card in this Tarot deck.

The Lovelace is representative of the productivity of the subconscious, seeded by ideas. The emblem of Venus is to remember all young girls that female representation in technology history has a strong impact and to never forget those women who dedicated their lives in the name of the technology progress, as Ada Lovelace is chiefly known for her work on Charles Babbage's proposed mechanical general-purpose computer, the Analytical Engine. She was the first to recognize that the machine had applications beyond pure calculation, and to have published the first algorithm intended to be carried out by such a machine. As a result, she is often regarded as the first computer programmer.