The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage

Sydney Padua has produced a number of amazing and funny comics on Ada Lovelace, Charles Babbage, and the Difference Engine. It’s a bit hard to navigate, to get to all three installments of “Lovelace and Babbage vs. The Economy” you have to click on the “Economic Model” link in the sidebar. The upside is, though, that you’ll get to browse through Sydney’s many intriguing links and finds that follow the strips. If there wasn’t work to be done, I’d probably trace her steps and learn all kinds of fun and interesting things about these two pioneers of computing!

The BBC Techlab has a 6-panel strip (colored) by Sydney up here. A pity that Ada is only “guest-starring” there.

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