Babbage's Analytical Engine: Plan 28


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Campaign builds to construct Babbage Analytical Engine

The Difference Engine was just a calculator:


The Analytical Engine will be programmable for numerous tasks.

Plan 28: Building Charles Babbage's Analytical Engine << Main website and donations drive

"I was a little worried whether enough people would care about a steam-powered computer, with 1k of memory that was 13,000 times slower than a [Sinclair] ZX81," he said.