Babbage's Dream

Babbage s Dream In Neil Aitken s exquisite poems Charles Babbage inventor and thinker comes to life in an array of stunning images The poems spark and leap in exhilarating assemblages as we piece together the narra

  • Title: Babbage's Dream
  • Author: Neil Aitken
  • ISBN: 9781939675477
  • Page: 285
  • Format: Paperback
  • In Neil Aitken s exquisite poems, Charles Babbage, inventor and thinker comes to life in an array of stunning images The poems spark and leap in exhilarating assemblages as we piece together the narrative behind the concept of the programmable computer but further beyond, Aitken invites us to ask questions about consciousness, thought, and who we are in our daily lives TIn Neil Aitken s exquisite poems, Charles Babbage, inventor and thinker comes to life in an array of stunning images The poems spark and leap in exhilarating assemblages as we piece together the narrative behind the concept of the programmable computer but further beyond, Aitken invites us to ask questions about consciousness, thought, and who we are in our daily lives The jolt of the past comes back as the bit of code we ve let loose in the dark and the fractals return as a heart in mourning This is a transfixing book on memory, the human mind, and the possibility of rebirth in unexpected but musical planes Oliver de la Paz, Author of Requiem for the Orchard

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    1. Here s the opening to my review The whole review can be found here thelinebreak.wordpress 20Charles Babbage was a mathematician, inventor, and even philosopher, but he is mostly known as the father of the computer, as he designed the first analytical engine He is also the main focus of Neil Aitken s _Babbage s Dream_ Sundress Publications, 2016 However, this is no biography, and it s not a string of found poems For Aitken, Babbage becomes not only a lens through which to examine Babbage s emotio [...]

    2. Any poet in my book is a genius How do you do that I really enjoyed this book Brilliant


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