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Little Big Computer – A Modern Day Difference Engine

January 18, 2011

This is an amazing level from Little Big Planet.  Inside the digital platform the designer has created a calculator..

So what is so great about that?  Well Little Big Planet 1 has no logic gates and the like, so to make a computer you need to to it old-school – very old school – like Charles Babbage’s Difference Engine.  This is a computer powered on 19th Century analogue principles built in a 21st Century networked digital machine… amazing!  Here’s a view into it’s creation…

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