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In 1821, Babbage had the idea for his first Difference Engine, the predecessor of the modern computer.
Babbage never had the chance to complete his groundbreaking calculating machine.
Eventually, as Babbage's vision grew ever more expansive, the government invested over £17,000 ($28,000).
Babbage, Herschel, Whewell, and Jones set out on massive projects to collect and make sense of vast data sets.
And Babbage dreamed up a machine that could churn through and make sense of this information.
There's the widow Babbage, down to Dock: she always had a hankering for you.
Man's name was Babbage, and they hadn't been married six months afore he tumbled into a brine-vat and was drowned.
Mr Babbage makes a very useless parade here of his calculating machine.
Mr. Babbage good-humouredly observed that, thus far, he had been very much out of pocket with it.The Uses of Astronomy|Edward Everett
Economy of time, which Babbage accounts a separate economy, is rightly included in the economies just named.The Evolution of Modern Capitalism|John Atkinson Hobson