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original drawings by California artist Roger Ferragallo of the following great figures in the history of science and mathematics

QUEENS

portrait of Maria Gaetana Agnesi, Queen of ANDs
MARIA GAETANA AGNESI (1718-1799)
(Queen of ANDs)
Agnesi, perhaps the first woman professor of mathematics, wrote in 1748 the oldest surviving mathematics book by a woman.
portrait of Sophie Germaine, Queen of NOTs
SOPHIE GERMAIN (1776-1831)
(Queen of NOTs)
Germaine, a brilliant mathematician, wrote under the male pseudonym of LeBlanc. She is famous for her work in the theory of numbers.
portrait of Ada Lovelace, Queen of BYTEs
LADY ADA LOVELACE (1815-1852)
(Queen of BYTEs)
Lovelace was the first computer programmer in history because of her work with Babbage's "Analytic Engine."
portrait of Mary Fairfax Somerville, Queen of ORs
MARY FAIRFAX SOMERVILLE (1780-1872)
(Queen of ORs)
Somerville's important "Mechanisms of the Heavens" was the best textbook on Laplace's astronomy and mathematics for over 100 years.

KINGS

portrait of Charles Babbage, King of BYTEs

CHARLES BABBAGE (1792-1871)
(King of BYTEs)
The basic concepts of all modern computers are derived from Babbage's invention of his Analytic Engine that was programmable by punched code.
portrait of George Boole, King of ANDs

GEORGE BOOLE (1815-1864)
(King of ANDs)
His Boolean algebra, basic to all computers, was the main inspiration for ZByte cards.
portrait of Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, King of ORs

GOTTFRIED WILHELM LEIBNIZ (1646-1716)
(King of ORs)
Leibniz, one of the inventors of calculus and binary math, also attempted to reduce reasoning to a form of symbolic logic.
portrait of Blaise Pascal, King of NOTs

BLAISE PASCAL (1623-1662)
(King of NOTs)
Famous for his "mystic hexagon theorem, Pascal also invented a digital calculator and was one of the founders of modern probability theory.

JACKS

portrait of robot Jack of ANDs
portrait of robot Jack of NOTs



portrait of robot Jack of ORs
portrait of robot Jack of BYTEs
Future robots and androids of glass and silicon, to be named.


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