A Modern Sequel

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Websites


http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/onlinestuff/stories/babbage.aspx

http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/objects/computing_and_data_processing/1992-556.aspx

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_babbage

http://www.cbi.umn.edu/about/babbage.html

 

This exhibit is made possible by the generous donations of:


Nathan Myhrvold
Andreas Bechtolsheim
Bell Family Trust
Donna Dubinsky & Leonard J. Shustek
Judy Estrin
Fry's Electronics, Inc., Kathryn Kolder
Dorrit & F. Grant Saviers
Marva & John Warnock
Special Thanks to the Science Museum, London