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Charles Babbage

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Charles Babbage.

Charles Babbage (December 26, 1791 – October 18, 1871) was an English mathematician.

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  • "I wish to God these calculations had been executed by steam."[1]    
Simple: I wish that our calculations had been made with steam.
  • "You will be able to appreciate the influence of such an Engine on the future progress of science. I live in a country which is incapable of estimating it."[2]    
Simple: You will be able to see how much computers will help science in the future. But at the moment, I live in a country which cannot.


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