Clapham Talk – A Saint for Computing


How Did Ada become the Patron Saint of Computing?

FiAda Augusta Computing patron saint.nd out at this fascinating talk by a local retired professor who has been interested in the history of computing since arriving in London in 1970.

About the Speaker

David Singmaster is retired professor of mathematics and computer science at London South Bank University and also an Honorary Research Fellow at University College London. He instigated the erection of the Blue Plaque to Ada Lovelace in St. James’s Square and the Southwark plaque to Charles Babbage in Walworth Road. His Chronology of Computing is on display at the Heinz Nixdorf Foundation Museum of Computing in Paderborn, Germany.


When and Where

Monday 18 June. Our meetings are held at Omnibus.

Omnibus, 1 Clapham Common North Side, SW4 0QW

The bar at Omnibus is open from 7 pm, and meetings will commence at 8 pm.
Our guest will normally speak for about 45 minutes, followed by around 15 minutes for questions and discussion, and the bar will remain open after meetings.

Meetings are free, so please come along and introduce a friend! Open to non-members.