Ada Lovelace, Mathematician Who Wrote the First Computer Program – The New York Times

Lovelace thought of math and logic as creative and imaginative, and her writings about computing in the mid-1800s earned her recognition as the first computer programmer.


Kate Wilhelm, Prolific Science Fiction Writer, Dies at 89 – The New York Times

She wrote some 50 works of imaginative fiction, with plots one admirer called “haunting, hypnotic, incommensurable and strange.” She also wrote mysteries.