Colossus veterans and their relatives gathering to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the world’s first purpose-built computer centre, Block H on Bletchley Park, were enthralled by a prototype virtual Block H.
Free Weekend Codability sessions will take place every weekend until 30 August 2015. Sessions are suitable for anyone up to the age of 16. Girls and boys are encouraged to take part. Come along and start to program in the home of Colossus.
A sci-fi film festival with screenings at TNMOC and other locations on Bletchley Park will be held on Saturday 8 November 2014. A family-friendly day with 14 films at various locations plus moon buggies, a crashed spaceship site and Sci-Fi soundscapes.
Calling photographers: the next lecture in the TNMOC series is Sophie Wilson examining both the photographic and computational aspects of taking extremely large photographs. It's on Thursday 13 November 2014 at 7.30pm. Tickets going fast.
For the first time since the end of WWII, Bill Tutte's Double Delta algorithm was successfully run on the Robinson. This was part of the ongoing reconstruction of Robinson, the predecessor of Colossus.
In the 1960's Britain transformed pop music with the Beatles, the Stones and lots more. In the 1980s, it shook up the computer games scene. Tristan Donovan traced the history at TNMOC earlier this month.