The thrilling adventures of Lovelace and Babbage

by Sydney Padua

Written in English
Published: Pages: 315 Downloads: 869
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Subjects:

  • Computers,
  • Comic books, strips,
  • History

Edition Notes

StatementSydney Padua
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN6737.P34 T48 2015
The Physical Object
Pagination315 pages
Number of Pages315
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26889578M
ISBN 100307908275
ISBN 109780307908278, 9780307908285
LC Control Number2014004455
OCLC/WorldCa869881357

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The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage is an odd hybrid of a book. It quite happily mixes fact and fiction with liberal smatterings of "celebrities" of the day (Queen Victoria, Brunel, Marian "George Eliot" Evans, Charles "Lewis Carroll" Dodgson, Wellington, Dickens, etc.).Cited by: 4.

The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage is beautifully drawn and a wellspring of geeky, Victorian fun. Sydney Padua is an animator and visual effects artist who started a comic series to work out her obsessions with Ada Lovelace (widely credited as the first computer programmer) and Charles Babbage (widely credited as the designer of 4/5.

The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage is an odd hybrid of a book. It quite happily mixes fact and fiction with liberal smatterings of "celebrities" of the day (Queen Victoria, Brunel, Marian "George Eliot" Evans, Charles "Lewis Carroll" Dodgson, Wellington, Dickens, etc.)/5().

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It follows the lives of 19th-Century English scientist Charles Babbage and Ada, Countess of Lovelace: the man who designed the first programmable computer and the woman who designed the first computer programs. The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage Review: The extent of Sydney Padua's research is impressive and she has translated her obvious love for the characters to the page.

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In case you haven’t heard of the names, Charles Babbage and Ada Lovelace (the most common way she was referred to, though it was never quite her name she did answer to it) were real historical figures that worked together on the early.

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The thrilling adventures of Lovelace and Babbage presents a rollicking alternate reality in which Lovelace and Babbage do build the difference engine and then use it to build runaway economic models, battle the scourge of spelling errors, explore the wilder realms of mathematics, and, of course, fight crime--for the sake of both London and science.

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