Sectors and levers in mill and store, 23 March 1838.
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Sectors and levers in mill and store, 23 March 1838. Notation associated with analytical engine. Babbage (1792-1871) was a computer pioneer and inventor, reformer, mathematician, scientist, philosopher and political economist. His Analytical Engine of 1834 was the first calcualting engine designed along modern lines and he is said to be the 'father' of computing.