TED – John Graham-Cumming: The greatest machine that never was


A great talk on, unknown to many of us, the first historical computer, designed in the 19th century — Charles Babbage’s analytical engine, a mainstay of streampunk fiction to us readers and gamers…

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3 thoughts on “TED – John Graham-Cumming: The greatest machine that never was

  1. Have you ever read the absurdist comedy “The Witches of Chiswick”? Very funny.
    I have a fondness for steampunk. Also, a study/lab like that out of the Time Machine – for my next birthday – thanks.
    Babbage was a very interesting person.

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