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Summer Bytes Festival

Every afternoon from 1-30 August 2015, there will be fun for all the family with lots of pop-up events amongst the wonders of computing past, present and future. From secret ciphers to robots and games ...

EDSAC shortlisted for prestigious ICON Award

The EDSAC Project at TNMOC is one of two, projects shortlisted for the 2015 Icon Conservation Awards in the Conservation of an Industrial Heritage Artefact category. Winners will be announced in October.

Ensoft donates £50,000

Ensoft, software developer for the Internet and large networks, has donated £50,000 to TNMOC. The funding will help create emulators to enable students to experience running 1950’s computers after their visit.

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Summer Bytes Festival Video

Every afternoon from 1-30 August 2015, TNMOC will buzz with the Summer Bytes Festival. There will be creative digital fun for all the family. Here's a short video made by Mark Thompson of some of the excitement last year.

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 July 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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Robinson - the key flaw found?

The Robinson, the predecessor of Colossus, never really worked satisfactorily in speeding up the breaking of Hitler's most secret cypher. The Robinson reconstruction team may have a clue as to why.

The Imitation Game props in a Cambridge home workshop

A home workshop in Cambridge is today playing a vital role in the reconstruction of a Cambridge University machine that 65 years ago led the world’s computing revolution. It’s one of several home workshops across England that are being transported back in time as they play their part in the reconstruction of EDSAC.

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.

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Secret crypto deal - new evidence

BBC's Gordon Corera came to TNMOC to talk to John Alexander about machines that may have been at the heart of a secret deal during the Cold War. Hear the BBC programme and see some of the machines at Summer Bytes.

Fifty Years of Computing

The video of Andrew Herbert's lecture about 50 years of computing to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Wolfson College, Cambridge University. Andrew is leader of the EDSAC project at TNMOC.

Members' BBQ raises over £1000

Forty members of TNMOC Club enjoyed a Gourmet barbecue at TNMOC generously sponsored by Third Light Ltd. More than £1000 was raised for the Museum. Anyone can join TNMOC's club.

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