Plan 28: Builder Charles Babbage's Analytical Engine

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Plan 28 is working towards building Charles Babbage's Analytical Engine. For the latest news follow the Plan 28 blog.

About the project

For an introduction to Plan 28, read The 100-year Leap or the BBC News article Plan to build 'steam-powered PC'.

Latest information

Plan 28 T-shirts

Sydney Padua of 2d Goggles has very kindly designed a T-shirt to help raise funds for Plan 28. The T-shirts are available in the UK and US for men and women and feature the design above.

Links: Men's T-Shirt US, Women's T-Shirt US, Men's T-Shirt UK, Women's T-Shirt UK.

Plan 28 now accepting donations

Plan 28's donation system is now online through JustGiving. Donations can be made in British Pounds, US Dollars, Euros and a number of other currencies. As a UK charity Plan 28 is eligible for GiftAid; tax payers in the UK can help the charity by signing the GiftAid form when they make a donation.

As Plan 28 is a very long project it is particularly helpful when we receive regular donations. The donation system is able to set up monthly donations for people who want to contribute a little each month over the long term.

Plan 28 can accept donations on the web or via mobile phone. For example, to donate £10 by phone text BABB37 £10 to 70070.

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Plan 28 Mailing List now active

Starting today people who asked to be kept informed about Plan 28 and the construction of Babbage's Analytical Engine have started to receive emails asking them to confirm subscription to the official mailing list. People who want to join the mailing list can subscribe here. The official Twitter account is @plan28. Finally, Plan 28 is getting moving. Over the next few weeks expect announcements about initial funding and the general schedule for the project.

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