Concept No More

babbage's difference engine

Charles Babbage, the man whom many consider to be the father of modern computing, never got to complete any of his life’s work. The Victorian gentleman was a brilliant mathematician, but he wasn’t very good at politics and fundraising, so he never got the financial backing to finish any of his elaborate machine designs. For decades, even his fans weren’t certain whether his computing machines would have worked. But… Read More


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Posted: February 1st, 2010
at 10:11am by Black Ock

Categories: computers,design,science

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