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Ada Lovelace Competition

Coming soon - Teenage girls with an interest in computing and technology are invited to enter a competition to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Ada Lovelace, the first computer programmer.

Take part in App-a-thon World Record Attempt

Take part in the App-a-thon Guinness World Record attempt at TNMOC on 13 June 2015. The family fun day event, which is open to all, will be held at many venues across the UK. Register for your place now.

Air traffic control gallery opens

A new gallery featuring interactive exhibits highlighting the past, present and future of air traffic control has opened at TNMOC. Sponsored by NATS, the centre-piece of the gallery is an Air Traffic Control Simulator.

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Summer Bytes Festival 2015

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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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.

Video of opening of EDSAC Gallery

The full video of the opening of the EDSAC Gallery at TNMOC. Hermann Hauser performs the official opening as key parts of the reconstruction are commissioned and the sights and sounds of computing in the late 1940s are brought to life.

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The BBC Micro Lives!

Over the past year more than 4,500 students came to TNMOC on the Learning Programme and many of them used an original 1980s BBC Micro computer to hack a computer games program and perhaps gain their first experience of coding.

MK team to compete in Festival of Code

Next month TNMOC will be entering a team of teenagers for the Festival of Code run by Young Rewired State. The competition aims to foster the next generation of creative digital specialists.

App-a-thon World Record Attempt

The results of Saturday's Guinness World Record App-a-thon attempt are eagerly awaited. At TNMOC a group of 25 people joined more than 1000 nationwide in a record-breaking attempt ...

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