Charles Babbage takes first steps in the construction of machines that would compute numbers

1822
Charles Babbage takes first steps in the construction of machines that would compute numbers

Charles Babbage proposed the construction of machines for use in the "computation of astronomical and mathematical tables". Although the designs Babbage attempted to build never worked properly, they represent the first steps in the construction of machines that would compute numbers faster and more accurately than humans performing the same job.


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