James Mayo, an executive leader in the IT sector with 25 years of international sales, marketing and business development experience has joined the board of trustees at The National Museum of Computing.
The ‘relaxed openings’ initiative for people with autism and their families at TNMOC has just been boosted by a Museums and Heritage Prize. Two more relaxed openings already planned: 28 July and 25 August.
Fancy being a volunteer at the Museum? Come along to the Volunteering Open Day on 24 September 2017. We are looking for all sorts of skills and aptitudes - you don't have to be a computer expert! There are lots of roles to be filled.
Your chance to learn about thermionic valve technology in a one- or two-day workshop on the weekend of 14-15 October 2017. Day One - learning; Day Two - practical for limited number of people. Sign up now for this rare chance to learn about valves.
Colossus, the code-breaking computer that was kept secret for decades, still generates awe and inspiration. On 7 December 2017 starting at 6.30pm, Phil Hayes tells the story of the reconstruction of what many deemed impossible.
A consignment of valves for the Colossus Rebuild has just been received from the California Historical Radio Society - beautifully packed and charges paid! They will help keep Colossus running for quite some time yet.
Can you remember the booting sounds of your favourite computer? Sound artist and composer Matt Parker recorded the sounds of seven decades of computing for The Imitation Archive Project at TNMOC in 2015.
Cath read our stories of male long-term computer programmers, so she thought we might like to hear her story. It's a good role model for today's prospective female computer scientists. Thank you, Cath!