A fascinating look into the mind of a genius – Charles Babbage

I am very excited to post here the newspaper article published in the Teignmouth Post  - and I must say a huge thanks to John Ware... Click the image to read it in its own window.

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Babbage: Much more than the computer

‘Charles Babbage from the Beginning’ is a book in three parts.  Firstly it traces his Devon ancestors, where they lived and who they were.  Part two is about his own life story and his family life, and part three about what inspired him to develop the computer, his work with Ada and the engineering beginnings... Continue Reading →

What makes a writer?

Dickens’ parents were well off and educated and hailed from middle-class backgrounds, and in the beginning he enjoyed a good standard of living.  He too was well educated, well read and enjoyed music and acting.  He was an abrupt, excitable, impatient young man driven to succeed.   But he would always be distressed by the humiliation... Continue Reading →

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