The Babbage Computer Gets Its Marching Orders

Analytical Engine by Charles Babbage
The Analytical Engine, an important step in the history of computers, is a design for a mechanical general-purpose computer first described by English mathematician Charles Babbage in 1837. (source : Wikipedia)

Charles Babbage is the man generally acknowledged to be the inventor the first computer. Now the Science Museum in London has agreed to help a project to build Babbage’s Analytical Machine under the aegis of John Graham-Cumming, a programmer and computer historian.

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