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Tag Archives: computing history
The Romantic Computer
The Student Perspectives category collects posts written by current CityLIS students. Simon Gardner discusses Romanticism, Ada Lovelace, and her influence in the birth of computer programming. *** Having focused on Romanticism in my previous Masters dissertation in English Literature, I … Continue reading
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Antikythera mechanism: The first analog computer
The Student Perspectives category collects posts written by current CityLIS students. Carlos Woodcock investigates one of the oldest known analog computers, believed to have been created sometime around 200 BCE – 150 BCE. *** As we study the men and … Continue reading
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