TNMOC volunteers have embarked on a restoration project of two Inmos Transputer Development System units. Later they plan to to restore a large system originally used at CERN.
As part of the 70th anniversary of Block H, an embryo project to recreate a virtual 1940’s Block H was revealed to Colossus veterans. Funding is sought to take the project from prototype to virtual reality.
A video of Charles Coultas of the Robinson reconstruction team testing the valve amplifier for Robinson, the machine that inspired Colossus.
Andrew Herbert, leader of the EDSAC Project, gives a video tour of EDSAC as commissioning of the reconstruction at TNMOC begins.
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.
EDSAC volunteers John Sanderson and Nigel Bennee talk on video about their expert work on the reconstruction of the 1940's EDSAC computer.
The EDSAC Project has made great progress over the last two weeks of February and the overall look of the EDSAC reconstruction is beginning to appear.
The EDSAC project is now really starting to show results: the first racks of electronics are about to be installed and visitors will soon be able to see the reconstruction in action.
On target at almost one-third of the way through, the EDSAC reconstruction project volunteers meet at the University of Cambridge, where the original EDSAC was built, to discuss progress.
Peter Linington talks on video about the original EDSAC mercury delay line store and the substitute nickel delay line store he has prototyped for the EDSAC reconstruction.
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