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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.

Half-price entry for MK families

To celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Milton Keynes and ten years since the official opening of TNMOC, MK families can have half-price entry to the museum in 2017.

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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.

Key Events at TNMOC in 2017

Some of the key event dates for 2017 at TNMOC. More coming soon. Next Bytes is Easter Bytes 6-9 + 13-17 April 2017. And a new Colossus special will be announced soon!

February half-term fun

Come along for some fun at half-term Bytes Festival. Thursday 16 to Sunday 19 February 2017, 12-5pm each day. Get Creative, Get Digital! And half-price for MK families!

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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?

Computer memory EDSAC style - delay lines

Peter Linnington discusses the options for today's reconstruction of EDSAC. Mercury or something else? The reconstruction of the first computer to provide a university computing service moves forward.

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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.

Micro:bit at Bytes

A short video of the micro:bit day at the Bytes Festival on Thursday 16 February 2017. Lots of fun had by everyone, young and old(er).

George goes on tour

Our favourite robot, George, has started his world tour. He left the Museum in November last year and had his first gig at the Science Museum premiere last night. He had that Andy Warhol look about him,

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