The thrilling adventures of Lovelace and Babbage : with interesting & curious anecdotes of celebrated and distinguished characters : fully illustrating a variety of instructive and amusing scenes; as performed within and without the remarkable difference engine / Sydney Padau.

"In the late 1970s, a French computer scientist under contract to the United States Defense Department developed Ada, a programming language for military computer systems. Today the language is widely used in “safety critical” settings: in the military, in banks and nuclear power plants, in med...

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Main Author: Padua, Sydney (Author)
Other title:Lovelace and Babbage.
Thrilling adventures of Lovelace and Babbage : the (mostly) true story of the first computer.
Subtitle on cover: The (mostly) true story of the first computer.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: [London] : Particular Books, 2015.
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