Sunday, 19 February 2017

Computational Machines - Letter from Babbage to Davy 1822

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There follows the letter introducing the invention of the difference engine to Humphry Davy and the Royal Society. Babbage's further development, the analytical engine, is well described in this translation by Ada Lovelace -

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"Hodges emitted a scream the like of which
I hadn't heard since his scrotum was burned off
during my experiment with fluorine gas last year."

The Exotic Experimentation of Ernest Glitch,
Victorian Science with a Smile

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Littoral explosion, Hawaii

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