Notes from the Museum

New book: Early Home Computers

TNMOC trustee and Computer Conservation Society secretary, Kevin Murrell, has just written a new book, Early Home Computers, for the Shire publication series.

Ted Cooke-Yarborough 1918-2013

Edmund (Ted) Cooke-Yarborough, who has died at the age of 94, was the lead designer of the Harwell Dekatron computer and a pioneer in radar, transistorisation and electronics.

TNMOC reveals its potential for businesses

To enable more Milton Keynes businesses to take advantage of the working displays and opportunities offered by TNMOC, Andrew Spencer has been appointed TNMOC Corporate Events Manager.

Capt Jerry Roberts exclusive video

Today we release our first video clip of Captain Jerry Roberts MBE, a founder member of the codebreaking Testery at Bletchley Park during World War II, explaining the context of the Colossus computer.

Valves in the attic

Your chance to play a part in conserving British and world computing history.
TNMOC needs a supply of valves to ensure that future generations can marvel at and be inspired by working computers from the dawn of the computing age.

Look who dropped by - Steve Coogan

Steve Coogan, actor, comedian, writer, impressionist and producer, dropped by to visit TNMOC and Bletchley Park with his parents.

Margaret Sale wins award

Congratulations to TNMOC trustee Margaret Sale, a winner of the British Volunteer Awards for her work with the Bletchley Park Trust.

Man versus Machine

As a climax to the Harwell Dekatron reboot event, 85-year old Bart Fossey, an early user of the Harwell computer, re-enacted a “race” he had had with the computer almost 60 years ago. See who "won" ...

Reboot day images

The Reboot -- flashing lights and clattering bring back memories across the decades.

Striking a work-trek balance for TNMOC

Trekking and working in the wildest of places for TNMOC
Asti's 'Bloody Challenge' becomes even bloodier


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