6 Works in Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage

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    The Extinction Equation predicts our Dire Doom! Which is to say, the Empire doesn't make mathematical sense, according to the Engine. But surely the amazing powers of three geniuses can save us all!

    Wherein There is a Tragical Conclusion Marvelously Averted by the Powers of Science, With Interesting & Curious Anecdotes of Eccentric and Distinguished Characters Fully Illustrating a Variety of Instructive and Amusing Scenes as Performed Within and Without the Remarkable DIFFERENCE ENGINE.

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    Charles Babbage constructs a Terrifying Literary Engine, driven by Steam and Diverse Mechanical Linkages, in order to complete his Yuletide assignment. Said automaton proceeds both to irritate the Countess of Lovelace and to destroy much of London.

    Hijinks ensue.

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    How can you fight crime if you haven't properly studied its source?

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    In which a mathematician makes a minor mistake and a merry mechanical misadventure is had.

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    The Analytical Engine has no pretensions whatever to originate anything. It can do whatever we know how to order it to perform. It can follow analysis; but it has no power of anticipating any analytical relations or truths. --Ada Lovelace

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    Title says it all, really.

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