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Christmas Past, Present and Future

Keep the festive spirit going between Christmas and New Year with a family visit to TNMOC between 27-30 December 2016, every afternoon 12 noon-5pm.

Tony Sale Award 2016

The 2016 Tony Sale Award has been won by the Heinz-Nixdorf MuseumsForum for its evocative and educational reconstruction showing how ENIAC was programmed.

1950’s celebrity robot goes on world tour

Tony Sale’s 1950’s creation of George the Robot has just left to go on a world tour with a Science Museum exhibition that explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots.

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Christmas Bytes

Christmas Bytes is just around the corner. Every afternoon from 12 noon til 5pm, there are digital fun and games for all the family. It's educational too - and no chance of a bored youngster!

Guided Tours

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 usually essential. See the listing of latest dates here.

Tech or Treat at Autumn Bytes

It’s Tech or Treat staring this weekend at the Autumn Bytes family festival. On Sunday, get a feel for what it was like during the Second World War when Colossus was secretly breaking enemy codes

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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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Winter 1966 in Computer Weekly

In December 1966, as The Good, The Bad and the Ugly was released, Newcastle & Durham installed the biggest-yet UK university machine, Elliott Automation bought out GEC, & OCR reached 10cps.

WITCH fourth reboot birthday

To mark the fourth anniversary of the reboot of the world's oldest working digital computer, the preparatory drawings for a Portrait of a Live WITCH by John Yeadon are revealed. And this time it's digital.

Margaret Sale wins MK Women's Award

Trustee Margaret Sale has won a thoroughly deserved Milton Keynes Community Impact Voluntary Award for her incredible work at the Museum and Bletchley Park over 25 years.

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