Monday, March 30, 2015

 

Links for "Design Principles of Computation" Lecture

Some resources about the Abacus
The Abacus in Various Number Systems
Demo (The Chinese Abacus)
Demo and Quiz
Test you Abacus Skills
Mechanical Calculators
The Pascaline




The Antikythera Mechanism

Interactive Relighting of the Antikythera Mechanism
Story @ BBC News
The Antikythera Mechanism Research Project
Java Applet of the Antikythera Sun-Moon Assembly
Download the Antikythera 3D Simulator
NOVA: Ancient Computer


Another video of the Antikythera Mechanism
Babbage, Lovelace and the Analytical Engine
The Difference Engine
The Analytical Engine
9 Neat Facts About the World's First Computer Programmer, Ada Lovelace 








It Started Digital Wheels Turning


Cool implementation of Babbage's Difference Engine using LEGO! Photos, description of adder and carry propagation logic, mechanical issues, etc. at: http://acarol.woz.org


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