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  • The origin moment of Lovelace recognizing Babbage's Difference Engine:
    • A nearby eyewitness snarks "Hey look, we're present for the invention of the geek."
    • Lovelace: "This must be twittered!" Beat "Wait. This is a fan." (Horrified expression) "Suddenly there is a gaping hole in my life of which I was hitherto unaware..."
  • The picture of Lord Byron in The Origin.
  • When the Queen first opens her mouth.
  • "Take it to the bridge, Wheatstone!"
  • The panic and mayhem that ensues when Babbage tries to use the Difference Engine to break the encryption on Queen Victoria's Diary.
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  • Isambard Kingdom Brunel's Rousing Speech.
    "Now get out there and do whatever the hell it is that you do!"
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