A race of computers spanning eight decades was won by a BBC micro:bit operated and programmed by a nine-year old student. The Grand Digital computer race held to celebrate the tenth anniversary of TNMOC.
There's an unusual perspective on computer at the Museum in February as two huge paintings created 30 years apart are displayed near their original inspiration – the WITCH, the world’s oldest working digital computer.
See The Commodore Story film as part of a trans-Atlantic screening with the Computer History Museum in California plus a live Q&A with the film director. At TNMOC on 23 February 2018 starting at 6pm. Tickets now on sale. Not to be missed!
As the world's oldest working digital computer, the stories of the Harwell Dekatron or WITCH computer are legion. Come along to see many facets of a machine that captivates everyone who visits. Thursday 15 February 2018, 5.30pm
Relive the excitement of the 1960s PDP-8. Oscar Vermeulen presents his PiDP-8/I, a modern open-source replica of the world's first commercially successful mini-computer. It's powered by a Raspberry Pi! Thursday 18 January 2018 at 6.30pm.
An update video on the reconstruction EDSAC, the early computer that transformed university research and led to the world's first business computer. Evocative footage from 1940s and of the action today.