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Volume X, Number 2 | spring 2017

Miscellany

In the 1860s, toward the end of his life, “father of computing” Charles Babbage “never abstained from the publication of his sentiments when he thought that his silence might imply his approbation,” wrote his friend Harry Buxton, “nor did he ever take refuge in silence when he believed it might be interpreted as cowardice.”

One sees great things from the valley; only small things from the peak.

- G.K. Chesterton, 1911

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