Charles Babbage

Charles Babbage : Passages from the Life of a Philosopher

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Available in paperback at last: the complete autobiography of Charles Babbage (1791-1871), the technological genius who invented the first computer a hundred and fifty years ago! Even though Babbage never got his Difference Engine and Analytical Engine to work, his brilliant insights laid the way for the Computer Revolution. Babbage's scientific curiosity, energy and creativity led him into many areas of human endeavor, and he delights in sharing his discoveries in this wittiest of memoirs.show more

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  • Paperback | 383 pages
  • 137.16 x 213.36 x 30.48mm | 521.63g
  • I.E.E.E.Press
  • IEEE Publications,U.S.
  • Piscataway NJ, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0813520665
  • 9780813520667

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