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Babbage Card

Courtesy: IBM Corporation

The vision continued with plans to use punched cards to control the engine, an idea Babbage had learned from Joseph Jacquard, who had used punched cards to control his automatic loom early in the century. One set of cards would program the mill, telling it which operation to perform. Another set would store the numbers to be
acted upon.

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