Mapping of space junk, DEC to begin full PDP manufacturing in Reading, a LEO III mailing list makes the news, newspapers start some new-fangled computer typesetting, ICL is formed, Elliott makes light pens ...
As we enter the last 24 hours of the Crowdfunder, the total stands at £43,881: £38,881 plus an additional £5,000 donation off-Crowdfunder. Your generosity has astonished us. Thank you everyone!
Just as the Bombe Crowdfunder started, Graham Stothard and Andy Thomson of ITV Anglia came to the museum to see what it was all about. They did a super on-site report on 15 February 2018.
A race of computers spanning eight decades was won by a BBC micro:bit operated and programmed by a nine-year old student.
The first Relaxed Opening Session of 2018, designed for people with autism and sponsored by Paessler, was a great success, says TNMOC's head of learning, Claire Marston.
Who has been programming the longest? We've had lots of people stepping forward following a claim from a 70-year old who started coding in 1969. A flurry of updates: 1951, lunar programming ...
The CCS invites nominations for the 2018 Tony Sale Award for Computer Conservation. The award, open to individuals or groups anywhere, recognizes achievements in computer conservation or restoration.
Oliver (O11y) Harlow, who passed away on New Year's Eve, was a very popular and highly valued Museum volunteer who brought a wealth of experience, knowledge, skill – and personality – to the Museum.
We are very sad to hear of the passing of Anne Langton, one of the first Wrens (Women’s Royal Naval Service) to work in the Newmanry on the Heath Robinson machine and on Colossus.
Computing 50 years ago? The classroom of the future, LEO (EDSAC's successor) was optimising mail van trips, Memorex saw a future for discs and sales of 30 compact computers in a year was newsworthy.
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