Notes from the Museum

Summer Bytes LEGO computer winners

The winners of the Summer Bytes LEGO buld a computer competition have been announced. As always it was a tough choice with some great entries in each of the two age groups.

New TNMOC video

A whistle-stop tour of TNMOC in smart new video encapsulating the Museum in a couple of minutes. Thanks to Mark Thompson of The Outlook Group for this exceptional piece.

BBC Talking Business visits TNMOC

This week BBC's Talking Business programme came to film its debate on Artificial Intelligence in front of the WITCH and you can see the results on TV or online this weekend.

BBC 5Live's Ones To Watch

BBC Radio 5Live launched its Make It Digital Ones To Watch initiative in the Colossus Gallery at TNMOC yesterday with Kevin Murrell and three coding wizards from Founders & Coders.

Kevin Murrell gives Register Lecture

Kevin Murrell highlights computing’s history in all its over-heated noisy glory on 24 June 2015 in central London as part of The Register Summer Lecture series.

STEMCyber Girls Day to include FUZE Coding Workshop

On 16 October 2015, the STEMCyber Girls Day will include a FUZE Coding Workshop. You'll have an insight into what programmers really do and why it is important to learn computational thinking.

Autumn 1975 from the pages of Computer Weekly

Forty years ago: Prestel's capabilities unveiled for the first time, the Duke of Kent says computers will soon be the 'dominant technology', and Texas Instruments announce UK shipment of 16-bit microprocessors.

Women in Computing Tours

This year's Summer Bytes featured TNMOC Women In Computing test-bed tours. The free 30-minute tours are led by two female student guides, Amy and Grace, and highlight the role of women in computing history.

Memories of Bart Fossey 1927-2015

The funeral of Bart Fossey, one of the earliest users of a computer, was held in his hometown of Newbury on Friday 21 August 2015. His life in computers started with bananas ...

A robot introduces a computer

"In the future, we'll have to ask computers about computers" said Philomena Cunk in Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe. How right she was! Here's Nao the robot introducing EDSAC.


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