Charles Babbage, The Father Of The Computer

Charles Babbage (1791–1871): Too Smart for Cambridge

Portrait of Charles Babbage in 1833, by artist Richard Roffe, via Wellcome Collection

Charles Babbage’s Difference Engine

Part of Babbage’s Difference Engine, as assembled in 1833, via Wikimedia

Charles Babbage’s Most Tragic Year

Title page of Babbage’s ‘On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures’, first published in 1832, via Wikimedia

Charles Babbage’s Analytical Engine

Portion of the Analytical Engine, built by Charles Babbage and displayed at the Science Museum in London, via Wikimedia



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Dr. Aditya Nagrath

Dr. Aditya Nagrath

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