Babbage: Tesla of computing ?
By rvs on Feb 11, 2007
I've always known that Charles Babbage had a few good ideas on how to build computing devices. Yet, it was only after a friend of mine had pointed me at Babbage was a true genius post when I realized that Babbage was the sort of a guy who could have turned the world into a different direction had he succeded. For anybody interested in the history of computing -- this is a must read.