Some renderings of the upcoming White Noise Boutique, including cabinets, shelving, and other furniture.
Renderings for a store selling boutique white noise – includes lathe-cut records, specialized algorithm- and radiation-based noise generation, and a faraday cage for data privacy.
STORE – the “store” was essentially memory, stored on punchcards as seen in the above image.
MILL – the “mill” did the actual computational work; in Babbage’s machine this was done with gears and levers.
Many more details on the history of Babbage’s invention in James Gleick’s book “The Information“.