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Air traffic control gallery opens

A new gallery featuring interactive exhibits highlighting the past, present and future of air traffic control has opened at TNMOC. Sponsored by NATS, the centre-piece of the gallery is an Air Traffic Control Simulator.

2015 CyberCenturion Winners

2015 CyberCenturion National Finals, a competition for aspiring cyber security professionals, has been so successful that sponsor Northrop Grumman has announced that there will be another in 2016.

National CyberCenturion Final at TNMOC

Aspiring young cyber security professionals will compete in the first final of CyberCenturion in the home of Colossus on 17 April 2015. CyberCenturion aims to inspire students to take up careers in cyber security.

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TNMOC at IP Expo Manchester

Jacqui & Owen are greeting delegates to IP EXPO Manchester on 20 and 21 May 2015. Delegates will be able to get hands-on to lots of vintage desktops and even try their hand at coding. Drop by at Stand 214 for a warm welcome.

Guided Tours increased

No longer just on Tuesdays! Lots more Insight Guided Tours of seven decades of working computers are available of many days of the week, both in mornings and afternoons. Booking is advised. See the new dates here.

London lecture: From cutting edge to museum

On 24 June 2015, TNMOC co-founder Kevin Murrell will give a talk From cutting edge to museum piece in London as part of The Register Summer Lectures Programme. Discovering vintage computers and bringing them back into full working order.

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Video: EDSAC Project Trustees review and plan

The EDSAC reconstruction is on track and now the educational potential beckons. The Project Trustees meet to review progress and plan to exploit the huge educational value of the reconstruction of the 1949 computer.

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.

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Volunteer at TNMOC!

Have you ever thought of volunteering as a guide at one of the world’s top museums of computing? Sheridan Williams did and loves every minute of it. Here is what he says ...

Computing in Air Traffic Control

Gary Gibson of NATS reflects on developments in air traffic control over the past 40 years that has been enabled by computer technology. From Bakelite headsets to virtual airports & data processing.

Colossus veteran recalls end of war in Europe

Joanna Chorley, veteran Colossus operator in Block H, recalls the end of the war in Europe. In fact she knew it was over even before VE Day, which was 70 years ago today.

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