Fong Qi Wei
'Time is a Dimension' series, 2013
Geographical and astronomical illustrations from the mid-1800s
by John Philipps Emslie
(several via the Wellcome Collection)
Imagination makes a hell of a scientific tool.
Annyong! You asked for it and it’s finally here
Happy Ada Lovelace Day, Lovelace was daughter of poet Lord Byron, at age 18, she heard a lecture by Charles Babbage, an English mathematician who had recently developed the idea for a mechanical calculator that he called the Difference Engine. Lovelace built a professional relationship with Babbage and developed an algorithm for the Difference Engine to calculate Bernoulli numbers, a feat that has earned her the title of the first computer programmer.
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