Notes from the Museum

When Orac met EDSAC

The Summer Bytes Festival springs lots of surprises and last weekend Orac, the supercomputer from the late 1970’s science fiction series Blake’s 7, met the reconstruction of EDSAC.

YRS 2014 at TNMOC

Dave Sussman reports back after YRS 2014 at TNMOC. The event was so popular that he's considering if there should be a more frequent meet-up at TNMOC.

Fantasy at Summer Bytes

Volunteer Owen has been having fun setting up the Special Effects Creation feature at Summer Bytes and has created a couple of tantalising videos.

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.

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.

Capt Jerry Roberts' Memorial Service

On 4 June 2014, a Memorial Service for Testery codebreaker and Bletchley Park campaigner, Capt Jerry Roberts MBE, was held in St Martin-in-the-Fields in Central London. Here are some photographs from the event.

Who remembers the summer of 74?

Stories from Computer Weekly in the summer of 1974 from the Computer Weekly Archive at TNMOC.

Capt Jerry Roberts MBE Memorial Service

A Memorial Service for Testery code-breaker Capt Jerry Roberts MBE will be held at St Martin in the Fields, London on Weds 4 June 2014 at 11am. All welcome. Here are some exclusive videos of Capt Roberts.

Colossal surprise

Professor Brian Randell visited Beihang University in Beijing last month to talk about uncovering Colossus and faced a Colossal surprise.

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