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The British government was very interested in his idea because accurate math tables would be very helpful for the army, the navy and the finances of the country.

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He followed this up with a paper, on the "Theoretical Principles of Machinery for Calculating Tables," which won the first Society gold medal in 1823.

Charles Babbage and the First Computer

The Engine was beyond what Babbage could afford and maybe what technology could then produce, but the government had grown exasperated with Babbage and funding was not forthcoming.

In navigation, they were used to calculate time, tides, currents, winds, positions of the sun and moon, coastlines, and latitudes.

The First Computer: Charles Babbage's Analytical Engine

Description: Babbage occupied the Lucasian chair of mathematics at Cambridge from 1828 to 1839.

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Three different elements influenced him in this decision: he disliked untidiness and unprecision; he was very able with logarithmical tables; he was inspired from an existing work on calculating machines produced by W.

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    Charles Babbage (26 december 1791 – 18 oktober 1871) was een Britse wiskundige, filosoof, uitvinder en werktuigbouwkundige die bekend werd als de ontwerper van de eerste geautomatiseerde, programmeerbare, mechanische rekenmachine, de voorloper van de elektronische computer
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    Charles Babbage (1791-1871) was born in Walworth, Surrey, on December 26, 1791. He was one of four children born to the banker Benjamin Babbage and Elizabeth Teape. He attended Trinity, Cambridge, in 1810 to study mathematics, graduated without honors from Peterhouse in 1814 and received an MA in 1817.
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    The modern computer was born out of the urgent necessity after the Second World War to face the challenge of Nazism through innovation. But the first iteration of the computer as we now understand it came much earlier when, in the 1830s, an inventor named Charles Babbage designed a device called the Analytical Engine.
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    Charles Babbage (Teignmouth, 1792 - Londres, 1871) Matemático e ingeniero británico, inventor de las máquinas calculadoras programables. A comienzos del siglo XIX, bien avanzada la Revolución Industrial, los errores en los datos matemáticos tenían graves consecuencias: por ejemplo, una tabla de navegación defectuosa era una causa frecuente de los naufragios.
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    Charles Babbage was an English inventor and mathematician whose mathematical machines were based on ideas that were later put to use in modern computers. Indeed, Babbage is sometimes even called the inventor of the computer. He was also a pioneer in the scientific understanding of manufacturing processes.
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