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Ada's Engines

Ada's Engines

With Ada’s Engines, travel back in time to Charles Babbage’s salon to witness the Difference Engines in action. Then, find yourself transported to an Industrial Age workshop. Compile and execute a piece of music on a programmable Analytic Engine, as envisioned by Ada Lovelace. In Lovelace's Notes, she wrote, "the engine might compose elaborate and scientific pieces of music of any degree of complexity or extent."


Ada's Engines VR experience is available on Oculus Rift (via Oculus Store keys) and HTC Vive.

Subject: computer science, history

Language: English

Format: interactive laboratory

Duration: 10 min

Device required: Oculus Rift


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