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Summer Bytes 2014 boots up

Summer Bytes Festival at The National Museum of Computing on Bletchley Park.
Every day 11am-5pm from 26 July – 2 September 2014
Summer Bytes supported by Bloomberg

Rediscovered EDSAC diagrams reveal secrets

Some of the earliest diagrams of a computer have been rediscovered more than sixty years after they were drawn and are giving the EDSAC team fresh insights into their ongoing reconstruction.

Women and computing online resource planned

An online video resource for schools to use to encourage more women in computing is to be created by the award-winning team of TNMOC, LGfL and E2BN.

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Week 2 at Summer Bytes

Summer Bytes Week Two 2-9 August 2014.
* creating special effects!
* know your codes & ciphers
* reconstructing EDSAC on Sunday
* lots of LEGO on Saturday and Sunday

Summer Bytes - Week 1 means it's LEGO!

Summer Bytes Week 1 26 July - 3 August 2014 focuses on LEGO.
* build robots with LEGO EV3
* See the LEGO robot solve the Rubik's Cube
* plus a special LEGO competition and lots of other hands-on activities.

Summer Bytes starts this weekend!

The six-week long Summer Bytes Festival boots up on Saturday 26 July with a LEGO extravaganza. Build robots, enter a competition and see the amazing LEGO robot solve the Rubik's Cube! And lots more digital fun too! The Festival runs until 2 September.

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Video tour of EDSAC

Andrew Herbert, leader of the EDSAC Project, gives a video tour of EDSAC as commissioning of the reconstruction at TNMOC begins.

EDSAC diagrams rediscovered - video

Some of the earliest diagrams of a computer have been rediscovered more than sixty years after they were drawn and are giving the EDSAC team something to think about.

Two EDSAC volunteers and their work

EDSAC volunteers John Sanderson and Nigel Bennee talk on video about their expert work on the reconstruction of the 1940's EDSAC computer.

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YRS at TNMOC

This week a Young Rewired State group is having fun during the Summer Bytes festival at the home of Colossus developing their coding skills and mashing data in wondrous ways. And opting to think about exams during the holidays!

The recreation of Robinson

There's a new project at TNMOC: volunteers have begun the reconstruction of Robinson, one of the early attempts to industrialise code-breaking during World War II.

GB2NMC International Museums on The Air

On the weekend of 14-15 June, TNMOC took part for the first time in the International Museums On the Air Weekend and made contact with museums in the UK and abroad.

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