Born in 1815, she is known as the world’s first computer programmer. Her notes on Charles Babbages early general purpose computer, known as the Analytical Engine, are recognized as the first algorithm intended to be processed by a machine.
While a physics professor at the University of Florence, Giovanni Caselli invented the pantelegraph which worked similar to a modern day fax machine except it’s about 150 years older.
Henry Heyl is often considered the first person to put on a cinema show through a device called a phasmatrope in the mid-1800’s. It gave off the illusion and appearance of motion pictures.
Nathan B. Stubblefield
An American inventor and Kentucky melon farmer, Nathan was the first to demonstrate radio in 1902. It didn’t work out, however. While he obtained a patent on the technology, he could never find a way to commercialize it. He became a recluse and died in 1928.
Hercules Florence, a Brazilian painter and inventor, developed a process for printing photographs using a technique he called “photographie.” He supposedly referred to this at least four years before John Herschel coined the English word photography.