In asking a question of a calculating machine
, you must use its language: you must not address it in English, any more than you would address an Englishman in Chinese.
1791: Charles Babbage, English inventor of a calculating machine
, was born.
1842 -- Ada Lovelace envisions how a calculating machine
"might act upon other things besides number[s]"--for example, composing music.
Babbage was already known for his design for a calculating machine
, which he called a "Difference Engine," a reputation he would consolidate with his design for an "Analytical Engine" (1834).
Back in 1947, these girls worked in the pay department at Dorman Long's Britannia Works and using what would now be regarded as a rather primitive form of a calculating machine
, they provided pay slips.
However, on this occasion, he pinpointed a reason for his preference: Brian Clough was a warm human being, Alex Ferguson never less than a cold calculating machine
even when he was being "nice".
He also designed and built several working prototypes of an innovative calculating machine
which employed his idea of a stepped drum (Staffelwalze) or "Leibniz wheel.
Instead, the Ukip leader has allowed a little worm of a narrative to develop - that he's a bottler, a political calculating machine
Because he's an arrogantly impatient man with social skills at zero, no one but Joan (Keira Knightley) can really stand him until his mysterious calculating machine
in no way hinders any reading progression though they will bring delighted pause to more adult minds; a tame albatross is named Coleridge, previous governesses include Hebe Poppins (ran away with a sweep) and Jane Ear (with a fire-setting tendency), the inventor of a calculating machine
was Charles Cabbage and there's a fey looking lady novelist named Mary Shellfish.
Made with a bewildering array of parts that include an oak file cabinet, a calculating machine
chassis, a pneumatic pump bellow, a vacuum tube, pressure gauges, metal tubing and a crystal ball, the mystic seer delivers a "fortune" based on the payee's sign of the zodiac and a whispered yes-or-no question - all for the price of one quarter.
Aiken, Proposed Automatic Calculating Machine
, in ORIGINS OF DIGITAL COMPUTERS: SELECTED PAPERS 195, 197 (David Gries ed.