Good News in History, December 26

Good News in History, December 26

230 years ago today, the English mathematician, inventor, and mechanical engineer, Charles Babbage, was born. Considered to be the ‘Father of the computer,’ he originated the concept of a digital programmable computer—and he co-invented the first mechanical calculating machine, the Difference Engine, the precursor to Babbage’s Analytical Engine, which incorporated all the essential ideas of modern […]

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