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The Analytical Engine was a proposed mechanical general-purpose computer designed by English mathematician Charles Babbage. Cyberpunk novelists William Gibson and Bruce Sterling co-authored a steampunk novel of alternative history titled The Difference Engine in which Babbage's Difference and Analytical Engines became available to Victorian society. The novel explores the consequences and implications of the early introduction of computational technology.



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