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From the spiritual automaton to love-inspiring Androids: Pushkin, the beauty of mechanical computing in 2010

November 9th, 2010 · No Comments · Entrepreneurs, Talents, Innovators

By Marylene Delbourg-Delphis @mddelphis From the science of automata to love stories with androids: Think about Wilhelm Schickard‘s “calculating clock” in 1623 and, almost two hundred years later, of Charles Babbage’s first mechanical computer, the difference engine, and about the many inventions in between: Pascal’s Pascaline (1642), Leibniz’s Stepped Reckoner (1672), the dozens of mechanical […]

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