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Andrew Herbert becomes TNMOC Chair

Dr Andrew Herbert OBE, formerly head of Microsoft’s research laboratories across EMEA, is the new chairman of The National Museum of Computing .

Django Girls MK meet-ups at home of Colossus

Women living in and around Milton Keynes are invited to Django Girls free introductory coding sessions in the home of Colossus on Tuesday evenings starting on 11 July 2017.

3D virtual tour now online

Anyone can now have a 3D virtual tour of two early computing galleries at the Museum thanks to the 3D, 360-degree photography application developed by Venue View Virtual Tours.

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Django Girls MK regular meet-up

Django Girls MK launch Girls Code Meetups at the home of computing on 11 July 2017 from 7pm. Where better than to learn to code at the home of Colossus? Developers who would like to help are also welcome. Men are too!

Join a Week of Code

It’s back! The week-long coding event for keen young programmers and developers aged 12-17 returns to TNMOC. It runs daily 10am to 5pm from 31 July - 4 August 2017. Registration required, but it's free! And friendly!

The Return of the Raspberry Jam

It's back! The Milton Keynes Raspberry Jam returns and will be at The National Museum of Computing. From 10am on 15 July 2017. Come to share your knowledge, learn new things and meet other Raspberry Pi fans.

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EDSAC arithmetic unit on the move

Last month, one quarter of the reconstructed EDSAC - the arithmetic unit - was moved from a home workshop in Cambridge to be integrated with the main part of the machine at TNMOC.

Obeying Orders

Chris Burton introduces a video update on the latest stage of the EDSAC reconstruction: integrating the sub units and getting to grips with commissioning the whole system.

Searching for Lost Systems

The BCL Molecular Computer was first introduced in 1971 and was sold and used in various forms until the 1990s. But does one still exist today? Who can claim to be the last user?

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Who is the longest-serving programmer?

Who has been programming the longest? We've had lots of people stepping forward following a claim from a 70-year old who started coding in 1969. The latest - but not the earliest - dates from 1966.

Stephanie Daman 1961-2017

We are very sad to hear of the death of Stephanie Daman, chief executive of Cyber Security Challenge. The Challenge, a sparkling event for up-and coming cyber students, has been held at the Museum.

A would-you-believe-it?

A surprise radio contact. On Sunday, TNMOC volunteers were making 1940s-style radio contact with continental Europe to mark the 73rd anniversary of D-Day (which is today to be exact).

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