Charles Babbage - in Fiction

In Fiction

Babbage frequently appears in steampunk works (the enumeration of which would be an exhausting effort), where he does build the Difference Engine, spurring on computer science in the Victorian Era.

Other fictional works in which Babbage appears include:

  • Charles Babbage appears as a Great Thinker in the 2008 strategy video game Civilization Revolution.
  • The 2008 short film Babbage shows Babbage at a dinner party

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