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Summer Bytes gets even tastier

The Summer Bytes Festival continues at The National Museum of Computing on Bletchley Park with digital creative fun for all theb family over the next few weeks at the home of Colossus.

Summer Bytes 2014 boots up

Summer Bytes Festival at The National Museum of Computing on Bletchley Park.
Every day 11am-5pm from 26 July – 2 September 2014
Summer Bytes supported by Bloomberg

Rediscovered EDSAC diagrams reveal secrets

Some of the earliest diagrams of a computer have been rediscovered more than sixty years after they were drawn and are giving the EDSAC team fresh insights into their ongoing reconstruction.

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Summer Bytes specials - until 2 September

Summer Bytes enters its final week with lots of activities: a LEGO spectacular, Minecraft, simulations, vintage computer games, FUZE, Raspberry Pi and lots more. Open every day, 11am to 5pm, until Tuesday 2 September 2014.

Summer Bytes games & astronomy weekend

Computer games and astronomy this bank holiday weekend 23-25 August 2014 at Summer Bytes. Play games, learn how to make them and speak to pro games makers. Take part in daytime astronomy and learn how to carry on the hobby at home.

Coming up at Summer Bytes

Lots more to come in Summer Bytes Festival that runs daily until 2 September 2014. Friday sees the start of a three-day event about computer music old and new. The following week there is a computer games extravaganza plus daylight astronomy.

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Robinson valve amplifier testing

A video of Charles Coultas of the Robinson reconstruction team testing the valve amplifier for Robinson, the machine that inspired Colossus.

Video tour of EDSAC

Andrew Herbert, leader of the EDSAC Project, gives a video tour of EDSAC as commissioning of the reconstruction at TNMOC begins.

EDSAC diagrams rediscovered - video

Some of the earliest diagrams of a computer have been rediscovered more than sixty years after they were drawn and are giving the EDSAC team something to think about.

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BBC TechTent Live at TNMOC

BBC TechTent came to broadcast live across the world at TNMOC as part of the Summer Bytes Festival. Rory Cellan-Jones presented and Chris Monk of TNMOC made an (audio) appearance.

When Orac met EDSAC

The Summer Bytes Festival springs lots of surprises and last weekend Orac, the supercomputer from the late 1970’s science fiction series Blake’s 7, met the reconstruction of EDSAC.

YRS 2014 at TNMOC

Dave Sussman reports back after YRS 2014 at TNMOC. The event was so popular that he's considering if there should be a more frequent meet-up at TNMOC.

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