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  • Ada Lovelace figures in the history of the Calculating Engines as Babbage's interpretress, his ` fairy lady '.

    Ada Lovelace

  • After Babbage came a mathematical assistant of his, Babbage's eldest son, Herschel, and possibly Babbage's two younger sons.

    Ada Lovelace

  • Sue Lange looks at Steampunk & The Singularity: "Science fiction writers, apparently tired of using neural networks and transistors as fodder, latched onto Charles Babbage's idea, creating a new arena based on old materials."

    July 2009

  • The Computing gallery in the Science Museum has some great objects - Babbage's Analytical Engine and the Difference Engine built by the Science Museum according to Babbage's original specifications (and half ofBabbage's brain in a jar).

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Babbage's microprogram mechanism, from Charles Babbage's Analytical Engine, 1838, Bromley, Allan G., in IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 20, No. 4, 1998.

    Babbage-Boole Digital Arithmetical and Logical Mill: Part 2 « The Half-Baked Maker

  • The thought gained attraction because there really had been mechanical computers, going as far back as Charles Babbage's calculating machines from the 1840s.

    Why Steampunk's Time Has Come

  • The two corresponded on mathematics, logic and other topics, and, in the process of writing a description of Babbage's proposed "Analytical Engine" created the very first computer program.

    Ada Lovelace, Calculating and Fighting Crime

  • Many of Dr. Babbage's students have told me that he is an outstanding and inspiring teacher.

    Don McNay: Hitting it Big As an Author

  • Unless something dramatic changes in Hollywood, I doubt that they will be making "The Dream and The Reality of Teaching," or any of Dr. Babbage's other books, into a movie.

    Don McNay: Hitting it Big As an Author

  • I went especially for the computer floor, which has Babbage's machine and a punch card computer only to find it is closed for redevelopment.

    Archive 2008-06-01

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