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Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage

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I just picked up the printed book of The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage, and so far it's regularly hilarious, especially the footnotes. Sample (from end-note 16, p. 38):

Some may wonder—was there anything romantic between [Lovelace and Babbage]? There's a good reason to think that there was, and that reason is, it's extremely fun to think about. Sadly that's the only reason, as there isn't a hint of romance in any of their correspondence with each other, and they weren't exactly the subtlest people in the world.

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