"Babbage" returned 2 hits

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Author: Charles Babbage (1791-1871)
Mechanical device for calculating mathematical tables (the Difference Engine) [The beginnings of computing as we know it today. The Difference Engine was steam-powered, and the size of a locomotive.]
Mediaitems: Babbage portrait, Babbage Difference Engine, Babbage biography
Category: Technology
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Author: Ada Lovelace (1815-1852)
Ada Lovelace was known as the first programmer for her work in 1843 with Charles Babbage. She wrote a series of instructions for his proposed machanical computer.
Mediaitems: Lovelace portrait, Brief Biography
Category: Technology