Loretta Barnard

Hailing Ada Lovelace, the 19th century mother of computer science


Ada Lovelace was a woman two centuries before her time, pioneering the science behind whatever it is you're reading this on. The true motherboard of computer science.

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Loretta Barnard

Loretta Barnard is a freelance writer and editor who has authored four non-fiction books, been a contributing writer to a wide range of reference books and whose essays have been published across a number of platforms. A regular contributor to The Big Smoke, she also coordinates the TBS Next Gen program.


Know who you’re Googling: Ennio Morricone

You may not know the name, but you’ve definitely heard of him: Ennio Morricone has scored the most iconic films of our time, and today he’s soundtracking your breakfast. Lucky you.