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The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Computer - Sydney Padua
The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Computer
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780141981512 (0141981512)
ASIN: 0141981512
Publisher: Particular Books
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
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Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog
Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog rated it
4.5 The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage, Sydney Padua
What a fabulous book! A mixture of comic strip silliness, delightful anecdote and thorough research (aided by the spiritual successors to Babbage's never realised Analytical Engine) that provides the perfect introduction to the designer of the world's first computer and the author of the world's f...
JL's Bibliomania
JL's Bibliomania rated it
3.5 The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage
I loved the opening of The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage, with the footnotes on the footnotes showing where Sidney Padua drew the information regarding Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace (Better known as Ada Lovelace), Charles Babbage, and the prototype computer known as the Analy...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
5.0 The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Computer - Sydney Padua
So, on the one hand you have accurate historical background on Babbage and Lovelace and the work they did together.And then there are the fantastical steampunk adventures they might have had if only they'd gotten around to making the first computer. The adventures are as heavily footnoted as the rea...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
4.0 The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Computer
Most excellent, even if I did start to lose my attention when the actual mechanics of the Difference or Analytical Engine started, I'm a true user, no real interest in how it works, I care about the output. It's both biography and fiction and makes me wonder what would have happened if someone had ...
By Singing Light
By Singing Light rated it
0.0 The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage
An incredibly fun, thoroughly researched graphic novel about the pocket universe adventures of Charles Babbage and Ada Byron Lovelace. Katy was the one who mentioned this and I’m so glad she did; I enjoyed it so much. Even the footnotes are fun!
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