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The Imitation Archive

The sounds of 70 years of computing is the focus of a new Arts Council funded project at TNMOC. You will be able to listen in as the project unfolds. New musical compositions will be published later in the year.

Join the largest learning event in history at TNMOC

Visitors to TNMOC will be able to join the largest learning event in history during Code Week, 8-14 December 2014, and gain hands-on coding experience at the home of Colossus.

FUZEliers support young coders at TNMOC

A team of ‘FUZEliers’ sponsored by FUZE Technologies is ready every weekend to welcome young and budding computer programmers at TNMOC to show them how to code using FUZE to explore computing.

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Spring Lectures at TNMOC

Two fascinating Thursday evening talks will be held at TNMOC this spring: Computers in Entertainment by Rob Halliday and Field Recording in the Digital Age by Matt Parker. Early booking is advisable ... The first is on 12 March 2015.

EDSAC Lecture in London

Andrew Herbert is giving a guest public lecture at UCL, Central London, this Thursday 8 January 2015 on the merits and authenticity issues of the reconstruction of EDSAC. All are welcome, places are free, but you will need to register for a place.

Join the largest learning event in history

Visitors to TNMOC will be able to join the largest learning event in history during Code Week, 8-14 December 2014, and gain hands-on coding experience at the home of Colossus. See Weekend Codability and FUZEliers in action.

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Video of opening of EDSAC Gallery

The full video of the opening of the EDSAC Gallery at TNMOC. Hermann Hauser performs the official opening as key parts of the reconstruction are commissioned and the sights and sounds of computing in the late 1940s are brought to life.

Hermann Hauser opens EDSAC display

Hermann Hauser has officially opened the EDSAC display. Key parts of EDSAC were commissioned, and the sights, sounds, heat and sheer size of computing in the late 1940s were brought to life.

EDSAC commissioning preparations

The challenges of commissioning the EDSAC reconstruction. It's cottage industry with engineering ingenuity. Martin Campbell-Kelly talks of the educational plans to involve youngsters learning to program.

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First recording for The Imitation Archive

First up: a recording of super low electromagnetic frequencies of Radio Frequency transmission of wireless telegraphy relating to the Lorenz ciphers of German High Command during World War 2.

Mystery object

What could this be? We've had guesses via Social Media ranging from an electricity generation board to a calculator to a dishwasher to an elaborate mousetrap. Rob Halliday soon to speak at TNMOC reveals all ...

The Bletchley Girls

A new book reveals the lives of some of the women who worked at Bletchley Park during the war. It features Colossus operator, Joanna Chorley, whose rediscovered photograph brought together surviving Colossus Wrens at TNMOC last year.

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