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Ada Lovelace: Making It Count

Have you ever heard of a computer program? How about the first person to publish one? Join Craig Benzine, aka WheezyWaiter, as he takes us into the amazing imagination of Augusta Ada King, the Countess of Lovelace. Born in 1815, this mathematician was far ahead of her time and dared to journey where no woman had before. From flying horses to modern computers, Ada Lovelace dared to imagine a world plucked from the future.

About the Host

Craig Benzine aka WheezyWaiter is a creator, actor and general inspiration who has created thousands of videos since 2007 in order to quiet the  "I should do somethings" in his brain. Follow his adventures at WheezyWaiter anywhere good content exists and at @WheezyWaiter.

About Honest History

Honest History creates award-winning books, magazines, and this show for young historians across the world. Our mission is to inspire kids to create a positive impact on history themselves. Learn more at and @honesthistory.


This episode was written by Heidi Coburn and produced by Randall Lawrence. Original theme music was written and recorded by Luke Messimer.


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