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The Difference Engine

Fictional speculation on what would have happened if the computer had been invented in the 19th century.

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  • "Difference engine"@pl
  • "difference engine"@ja

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  • "Fictional speculation on what would have happened if the computer had been invented in the 19th century."@en
  • "Fictional speculation on what would have happened if the computer had been invented in the 19th century."
  • "The fierce summer heat and pollution have driven the ruling class out of London and the resulting anarchy allows technology-hating Luddites to challenge the intellectual elite. A set of perforated punch cards comes into the hands of the daughter of an executed Luddite leader, who sets out to keep them safe and discover what secrets they contain."@en
  • "Mit diesem Roman wurde der Steampunk erfunden London 1855: Das viktorianische England schickt sich an, dank seiner dampfbetriebenen Informationstechnologie ein neues, glücklicheres Zeitalter einzuleiten. Doch in dieser Ära des Aufbruchs und des technischen Fortschritts geraten vier Menschen in einen Strudel aus Brutalität, Gewalt und Zerstörung. William Gibson wird 1948 in South Carolina geboren. Er verliert früh seinen Vater und lebt bis zu seinem fünfzehnten Lebensjahr mit seiner Mutter in einer 2000-Seelen-Gemeinde in Virginia. Um seiner Vietnam-Einberufung zu entgehen, zieht er 1967 nach Kanada. Während seines Studiums der Englischen Literatur beginnt William Gibson Science-Fiction-Geschichten zu schreiben. In seinem 1984 erschienenen ersten Roman 'Neuromancer', den er auf der Schreibmaschine schreibt, erfindet er den Begriff Cyberspace. William Gibson lebt mit Frau und Kind in Vancouver (Kanada)."
  • "The computer age arrives a century ahead of time. Three people are drawn together by a box of punched Engine cards which someone wants badly enough to kill for."
  • "In London of 1855, celebrated paleontologist Edward Mallory gets mixed up with Charles Babbage, the inventor of an advanced calculating machine run by his elite group of clackers."
  • "The computer age has arrived a century ahead of time with Charles Babbage's perfection of his Analytical Engine. The Industrial Revolution, supercharged by the development of steam-driven cybernetic Engines, is in full and drastic swing. Great Britain, with her calculating-cannons, steam dreadnoughts, machine-guns and information technology, prepares to better the world's lot ..."
  • "In London of 1855, celebrated paleontologist Edward Mallory gets mixed up with Charles Babbage, the inventor of an advanced calculating machine run by his elite group of clackers."@en
  • "In 1855 London, a steam driven calculator heralds a new age of information as everything from fast food to credit cards turns the Victorian Era into a bizarre modern-day world."@en
  • "Dans une certaine Angleterre victorienne vers 1855, Charles Babbage a réussi à construire un ordinateur à vapeur, la machine différentielle, et la révolution industrielle s'en est trouvée prodigieusement accélérée.--[Memento]."
  • "a1855: The Industrial Revolution is in full and inexorable swing, powered by steam-driven cybernetic Engines. Charles Babbage perfects his Analytical Engine and the computer age arrives a century ahead of its time. And three extraordinary characters race toward a rendezvous with history--and the future: -- The Difference Engine From the Paperback edition."
  • "In een alternatieve wereld is de computer al in de negentiende eeuw praktisch toepasbaar geworden en het leven ziet er dan ook heel anders uit."

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  • "Detective and mystery stories"@en
  • "Science fiction"@en
  • "Science fiction"
  • "History"
  • "History"@en
  • "Steampunk fiction"@en
  • "Steampunk fiction"
  • "Alternate history (Fiction)"
  • "Fiction"
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "American fiction"
  • "Historical fiction"@en
  • "Americké romány"
  • "Science Fiction"
  • "Alternative histories (Fiction)"
  • "Specimens"
  • "Electronic books"@en
  • "Electronic books"
  • "Powieść amerykańska"
  • "Powieść amerykańska"@pl
  • "Vědecko-fantastické romány"
  • "Online-Publikation"

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  • "The Difference engine"
  • "ディファレンス・エンジン"
  • "The Difference Engine"@en
  • "La machine à différences"
  • "Difarensu enjin. 3"@ja
  • "Die Differenzmaschine : Roman"
  • "Maszyna różnicowa"@pl
  • "Maszyna roznicowa"
  • "De stoomvlinder"
  • "Die Differenz Maschine : Roman"
  • "Difarensu enjin : 2"
  • "ディファレンス・エンジン : 上"
  • "ディファレンス・エンジン. 上"
  • "Difference engine"@en
  • "Difference engine"
  • "Mashina razlichiĭ : [roman]"
  • "Spremenljivostni stroj"@sl
  • "Машина различий : [роман]"
  • "La Máquina diferencial"
  • "ディファレンス・エンジン. 下"
  • "The difference engine"
  • "The difference engine"@en
  • "Mašina zázraků"
  • "Die DifferenzMaschine : Roman"
  • "Mashina razlichiĭ"
  • "Difarensu enjin. ge"@ja
  • "Difarensu enjin : 1"
  • "Difarensu enjin. jō"@ja
  • "Die Differenz-Maschine Roman"
  • "Die Differenz-Maschine : Roman ; Science Fiction"
  • "La máquina diferencial"
  • "La máquina diferencial"@es
  • "Difarensu enjin. 1"@ja
  • "ディファレンス・エンジン : 下"
  • "Difarensu enjin"
  • "Difarensu enjin"@ja
  • "Die Differenzmaschine Roman"

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