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Margaret Sale praised by Prime Minister

Margaret Sale has been has been honoured with a Point of Light award by No 10 Downing Street for ensuring that the wartime contribution of Bletchley Park is not forgotten.

Lorenz motor reconstruction to begin

A radio appeal has found a crack team from HMGCC to reconstruct the missing motor of an extremely rare Lorenz SZ42, used by German High Command in World War II.

Technology powering 50 years of Milton Keynes

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Milton Keynes, TNMOC is hosting a special weekend on 21-22 January 2017 highlighting the past, present and future of computing.

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Making IT Work conference

In May 2017, TNMOC and the BCS Computer Conservation Society are organizing a joint two-day meeting on computer conservation bringing together worldwide experts in computing and software conservation.

Minecraft and BBC Micro:bit workshops

Minecraft Redstone Challenge and BBC micro:bit workshops in Easter Bytes. Now booking for 13 April 2017. The workshops, run by Tablet Academy, are for children to learn to code in a fun and friendly way.

Re-imagining Colossus - twice

Colossus, the code-breaking computer that was kept secret for decades, still generates awe and inspiration. We look at two re-imaginings of Colossus on 16 March 2017 starting at 6.30pm. Be quick: only a few tickets left.

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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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Bill Thompson on BBC Make IT Digital

Last month Bill Thompson came to the Museum to talk about the BBC Make IT Digital initiative. His talk has been much acclaimed and, thanks to David Allen, here's the video.

A message from America

You wouldn't really call me a fan-boy or a typical hero-worshipper, says Dave Anders. You won't find lots of selfie or any pictures of me with with famous people.... except this one.

Who has been programming longest?

A few years ago, we asked: who is the longest serving programmer? We had several claims and another this week from Richard Ansorge, Emeritus Senior Lecturer, Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge.

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