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Iterations of both Babbage’s and Berners-Lee’s inventions undergo a period of “dormancy” before being serendipitously rediscovered/reimagined and developed into functional systems that are widely used. How would Heilbroner explain this fact, and do you find this argument convincing? Explain why/why not, and offer your own explanation if you do not agree with Heilbroner.
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