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EDSAC veterans visit to rekindle memories

Life working with a 1950's computer was brought vividly to life when EDSAC veterans visited to see the latest stage of the reconstruction. Includes video of the visit.

World scavenger hunt descends on Bytes

Summer Bytes has had a flurry of strange requests from across the globe. Self-confessed scavengers wanted to perform a simple calculation on any pre-1970 computer.

Robots and different realities at Summer Bytes

The month-long Summer Bytes Festival starts on 30 July 2016. Open every afternoon from noon until 5pm, the Festival has fun and learning in store for all the family.

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Spooky stories for space age kids

Scary stories with a computing twist at Hallowe'en: Saturday afternoon 29 October 2016 with Tom Philips from Tom the Tale Teller. Family tickets now on sale. See the WITCH too!

Talks: microprocessors and micro:bits ...

Sophie Wilson on microprocessors past, present and future on 13 October 2016. Jessica Cecil & Bill Thompson on the BBC Make It Digital and the micro:bit initiative on 3 November 2016.

Bytes Workshops

All sorts of great workshops at Summer Bytes. Booking now! Claymation, Lego MindStorms Robots, and Arduino. Come and join the fun -- and even learn something at the same time.

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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.

Commissioning EDSAC

Technical discussions of the latest stages in commissioning the reconstruction of EDSAC, the 1949 scientific computer, that is gradually being brought to life in the First Generation Gallery at TNMOC.

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A virtual Colossus?

An international team of modelling experts who met on an internet forum is attempting to construct a virtual Colossus. The team plans to build a 3D model of Colossus. This may take some time ...

Autumn 1976 from the pages of Computer Weekly

What was it like computing after the hot summer of 1976? Cray 1 passes its test, UK bookshops get an online ordering system, a Birmingham Museum sees history in the making ...

We're looking for old TVs. Can you help?

Remember the time before wall-mounted LCD screens? We're looking for small LCD TVs with analogue connections for our retrogaming events. Can you help?

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