Pathwalker (pathwalker) wrote,
Pathwalker
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Yesterday, hungerf9 (my brother) and I went to the Computer History Museum for the opening of their new exhibit on Charles Babbage, including Difference Engine No. 2.



An overview of the entire engine.




A closeup of the register banks. You can read off the current value of each register by checking the engraved numbers.




The printer, capable of rather complex formatting - tables, word wrap, and variable spacing.




A short video showing the carry fingers in operation.
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