LEGO Ada Lovelace, Babbage and Analytical Engine #LEGO


Thanks to Ian for sharing! Via io9.

You know you want this badass Victorian scientist to glower at you from a corner of your desk accompanied by her massive steampunkish Analytical Engine and an oversized spanner.

It’s Ada Lovelace’s 200th birthday, which of course means we’ve got a custom Lego set featuring her to vote on over in their community submission site. The set includes Ada Lovelace in all her Victorian sternness with a very large wrench, her behatted partner-in-invention Charles Babbage, and a Lovelace Junior sullenly glaring at everyone from her desk. The massive Analytical Engine cleverly hides room to store a Raspberry Pi microprocessor, potentially turning it into a functional computer. And how could the set possibly be complete without all the fixings for a science tea party, including Victorian sponge cake?

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