The Most Famous Image in the Early History of Computing This portrait of Jacquard was woven in silk on a Jacquard loom and required 24,000 punched cards to create (1839). It was only produced to order. Charles Babbage owned one of these portraits ; it inspired him in using perforated cards in his analytical engine.
VANITY FAIR: costumes & sets, costumes & sets, costumes & sets. Georgian/Regency era Britian with heavy Indian undertones (influence from both the colony itself at the time and from Maya Nair, the director from India, today). apparently, a wretched adaptation of Thackeray's book (which I have yet to read), but that's alright. if it offends you, you can turn the sound off and just watch.
Ahhhh, cinnamon sugar!! The perfect combination of spicy sweet. Doesn't it just scream childhood memories? I am pretty sure everyone was treated with a cinnamon sugar something when they were a kid. For me, it was cinnamon sugar toast. My mom used to slather lightly toasted bread with lots of salty butter and then top it with a heaping amount of cinnamon sugar. The spice mixture just perked me up and made me smile! It still does today!! Don't be intimated by this recipe. It is…
“I want to do something splendid...something heroic or wonderful that won't be forgotten after I'm dead. I don't know what, but I'm on the watch for it and mean to astonish you all someday.” ↳ Little Women (1994)