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+ | ===== Mechanical Devices ===== | ||

+ | ==== Mechanical Calculator ==== | ||

+ | (1645) | ||

+ | Requires Mechanical Clock | ||

+ | ==== Clockwork Automatons ==== | ||

+ | (1737) | ||

+ | ==== Automated Machinery ==== | ||

+ | (1801) | ||

+ | Requires Punched Cards | ||

+ | ==== Difference Engine ==== | ||

+ | (1847) | ||

+ | ==== Analytical Engine ==== | ||

+ | (1871) | ||

+ | Requires Assembly Language (Analytical Engine), Advanced Metallurgy | ||

+ | //Note: This is the same as "Electro-Mechanical Computer." Due to the technological limitations of the time, research is significantly slower than normal. It is not necessary to research this to continue on the computers research path.// | ||

+ | ==== Pinwheel Calculator ==== | ||

+ | (1872) | ||

+ | ==== Differential Analyzer ==== | ||

+ | (1876) | ||

+ | ==== Census Tabulation Machine ==== | ||

+ | (1890) | ||

+ | ==== Fire Control System ==== | ||

+ | (1916) | ||

+ | ==== Mechanical Encryption ==== | ||

+ | (1923) | ||

+ | Requires Encryption Theory | ||

+ | ==== Mechanical Decryption ==== | ||

+ | (1938) | ||

+ | Requires Decryption Theory | ||

+ | ==== Electro-Mechanical Computer ==== | ||

+ | (1941) | ||

+ | Requires Boolean Algebra, Lambda Calculus, Turing Machine Theory, Telephone Exchange | ||

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+ | ===== Related Techs ===== | ||

+ | |||

+ | ==== Encryption Theory ==== | ||

+ | (1457) | ||

+ | ==== Binary Numerals ==== | ||

+ | (1679) | ||

+ | ==== Punched Cards ==== | ||

+ | (1801) | ||

+ | Requires Printing Press | ||

+ | ==== Decryption Theory ==== | ||

+ | (1838) | ||

+ | |||

+ | |||

+ | ==== Assembly Language (Analytical Engine) ==== | ||

+ | (1843) | ||

+ | |||

+ | |||

+ | ==== Boolean Algebra (Could be kept in its current location, but I think it works better here. Maybe replace Boolean Algebra w/ Applied Mathematics? ==== | ||

+ | (1854) | ||

+ | Requires Binary Numerals | ||

+ | |||

+ | ==== Lambda Calculus ==== | ||

+ | (1933) | ||

+ | ==== Turing Machine Theory ==== | ||

+ | (1936) | ||

+ | |||

+ | ==== Binary Computing ==== | ||

+ | (1937) | ||

+ | Requires Boolean Algebra, Lambda Calculus | ||

+ | |||

+ | ==== High-Level Programming Language ==== | ||

+ | (1943) | ||

+ | |||

+ | Electromag Computers WIP |

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