[PDF / Epub] ★ The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Computer By Sydney Padua – Tactical-player.co.uk

The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Computer So Impossibly Funny, Clever, Demented, Charming And Altogether Wonderful That I Was A Convert Within Three Pages Buy It For Everyone You Know, Regardless Of What You Think They Like Brilliant Stuff Lucy Mangan, Stylist Books Of The Year An Eye Opener The I Think About This, The Higher I Esteem It Nicholas Lezard, Guardian Books Of The Year Winner Of The British Book Design And Production Award For Graphic Novels Winner Of The Neumann Prize In The History Of Mathematics Nominated For The Eisner Award For Best Graphic Album And Best Writer Artist In The Thrilling Adventures Of Lovelace And Babbage Sydney Padua Transforms One Of The Most Compelling Scientific Collaborations Into A Hilarious Set Of Adventures Meet Two Of Victorian London S Greatest Geniuses Ada Lovelace, Daughter Of Lord Byron Mathematician, Gambler, And Proto Programmer, Whose Writings Contained The First Ever Appearance Of General Computing Theory, A Hundred Years Before An Actual Computer Was Built And Charles Babbage, Eccentric Inventor Of The Difference Engine, An Enormous Clockwork Calculating Machine That Would Have Been The First Computer, If He Had Ever Finished ItBut What If Things Had Been Different The Thrilling Adventures Of Lovelace And Babbage Presents A Delightful Alternate Reality In Which Lovelace And Babbage Do Build The Difference Engine And Use It To Create Runaway Economic Models, Battle The Scourge Of Spelling Errors, Explore The Wider Realms Of Mathematics And, Of Course, Fight Crime For The Sake Of Both London And Science Extremely Funny And Utterly Unusual, The Thrilling Adventures Of Lovelace And Babbage Comes Complete With Historical Curiosities, Extensive Footnotes And Never Before Seen Diagrams Of Babbage S Mechanical, Steam Powered Computer And Ray Guns

7 thoughts on “The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Computer

  1. says:

    The tale of a Pocket Universe in which Lovelace and Babbage live to complete the Analytical Engine, and use it to have thrilling adventures and fight crime the crimes of street music and poetry, that is.This starts off as a relatively straightforward account of Charles Babbage, A

  2. says:

    The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage is an odd hybrid of a book It quite happily mixes fact and fiction with liberal smatterings of celebrities of the day Queen Victoria, Brunel, Marian George Eliot Evans, Charles Lewis Carroll Dodgson, Wellington, Dickens, etc There are lots o

  3. says:

    I ordered this having seen some great reviews and being reminded of it whilst watch a recent documentary on Ada.I ve known about Ada for many years and her huge importance in the formation of my industry alongside Babbage as this was my area of study in fact one of the languages I learned to code in

  4. says:

    This is an absolutely delightful graphic novel, both well researched and beautifully drawn.It s also the first time I have thoroughly approved of the ending of a story being altered to make it less sad.Buy this book, then buy it again for your friends.

  5. says:

    Don t buy this expecting it just to be a comic Yes, the drawings are fantastic and full of artistic licence but there is an awful lot of interesting history and information in the footnotes You can learn at lot AND be entertained at the same time, which is what a good book is all about As others have commented, the bin

  6. says:

    This is an excellent book, thoroughly researched with every pain gone to to present the details of the subjects lives in both an accurate and humorous and engaging manner Can t recommend this book enough to anyone even remotely interested in history, computer science or mathematics

  7. says:

    Fantastic creation and assembling of history with the Lovelace and Babbage characters Incredibly artistic and inventive and the work that must have gone into it will probably never return even a fraction of some pulp novel like 51 Shades of a Darker Hue, but Sydney Padua will have theenjoyment of taking the higher moral ground to get a be

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