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Sun Jan 17 16:54:29 UTC 2016  <jurov>   babbage and turing and...

Sat Jan 16 23:39:46 UTC 2016  <jurov>   for example babbage did not have the elements and had to develop precision machinery himself, what contributed to his failure

Sat Jan 16 19:46:21 UTC 2016  <jurov>   why babbage machine was not doen then?

Mon Jan 11 17:04:19 UTC 2016  <ascii_butugychag>   which is how babbage got his gig

Tue Jan 05 01:37:26 UTC 2016  <mircea_popescu>   http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=04-01-2016#1360407 << it's... not on FB. or on "Telegram". i'm feeling all babbage-like over here.

Thu Sep 17 09:29:26 UTC 2015  <punkman>   !babbage

Wed Sep 09 12:31:02 UTC 2015  <assbot>   Logged on 09-09-2015 06:42:51; BingoBoingo: Especially relevant for gabriel_laddel: "Babbage, even with remarkably generous support for his time, could not produce his great arithmetical machine. His idea was sound enough, but construction and maintenance costs were then too heavy. Had a Pharaoh been given detailed and explicit designs of an automobile, and had he understood them completely, it would have taxed the resources of his kingdom to hav

Wed Sep 09 06:42:51 UTC 2015  <BingoBoingo>   Especially relevant for gabriel_laddel: "Babbage, even with remarkably generous support for his time, could not produce his great arithmetical machine. His idea was sound enough, but construction and maintenance costs were then too heavy. Had a Pharaoh been given detailed and explicit designs of an automobile, and had he understood them completely, it would have taxed the resources of his kingdom to have fashioned the thousands of

Mon Aug 31 07:03:30 UTC 2015  <punkman>   asciilifeform would quote babbage :P

Sat Aug 29 14:17:44 UTC 2015  <mircea_popescu>   babbage was famous alright.

Sat Aug 22 22:26:18 UTC 2015  <asciilifeform>   kakobrekla: can we wire this to !babbage or the like, l0l

Sat Aug 22 22:25:54 UTC 2015  <asciilifeform>   'I am not able rightly to apprehend the kind of confusion of ideas that could provoke such a question!' (tm) (r) (babbage)

Fri Aug 21 03:45:58 UTC 2015  <asciilifeform>   babbage's gf.

Thu Aug 20 19:53:40 UTC 2015  <ascii_field>   felipelalli: 'I am not able rightly to apprehend the kind of confusion of ideas that could provoke such a question.' (tm) (r) (babbage)

Thu Aug 06 03:41:42 UTC 2015  <asciilifeform>   calling mr babbage!

Thu Jul 30 20:38:39 UTC 2015  <phf>   pray mr babbage

Sat Jun 20 00:40:30 UTC 2015  <mircea_popescu>   incidentally, the original babbage wonderment is perhaps the first clash of the two

Fri Mar 20 01:36:56 UTC 2015  <assbot>   Logged on 06-03-2015 02:28:39; asciilifeform: 'On two occasions I have been asked, 'Pray, Mr. Babbage, if you put into the machine wrong figures, will the right answers come out?' I am not able rightly to apprehend the kind of confusion of ideas that could provoke such a question.'

Fri Mar 13 02:20:57 UTC 2015  <decimation>   asciilifeform: somewhat before babbage

Fri Mar 06 02:28:39 UTC 2015  <asciilifeform>   'On two occasions I have been asked, 'Pray, Mr. Babbage, if you put into the machine wrong figures, will the right answers come out?' I am not able rightly to apprehend the kind of confusion of ideas that could provoke such a question.'

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