Notes from the Museum

Ever meet a computer named Vaughan?

Recently we were offered a Vaughan 4M computer. Though some of us have encyclopaedic knowledge of BBC Micro ROM model numbers and other computer trivia, most of us were left scratching our heads.

Who worked in Block H

Roy Jenkins is among the names of some of those who worked in Bletchley Park Block H, the home of TNMOC.

Bill Tutte - learn more about breaking Lorenz at TNMOC

In the second programme of the Science Britannica series, Professor Brian Cox hailed Bill Tutte as a British genius and the breaking of Lorenz as one of the all-time great intellectual achievements.

Science Britannica filming at TNMOC

The visit of Britain's favourite scientist, Professor Brian Cox, to the Colossus and Tunny Galleries in TNMOC is scheduled to be featured in the second part of his new Science Britannica series.

Computer news from September 1973

40 Years Ago ... from the pages of Computer Weekly compiled by TNMOC Volunteer Archivist, Brian Aldous. Read about a time when a colour VDU cost £2000.

Women pioneers of computing

Google has just released some fascinating short videos of women pioneers in computing with some terrific anecdotes showing how things were.

Treasure Quest humdinger finish

Sunday's Treasure Quest prize on BBC Thee Counties Radio was to be found at TNMOC's Summer Bytes Festival.

LEGO EV3 Mindstorms - visitors' turn

Last week TNMOC volunteers were exploring the potential of the brand new computer-controlled LEGO EV3 Mindstorms. At last weekend's Summer Bytes Festival, the kids took over ...

3D Printing at Summer Bytes

3D printing, one of the most exciting developments in computing, manufacturing, and design in decades, is starting to make areal impact tghis week it is featuring at the Summer Bytes Festival.

Part way down the Yellowbrick Road

At last weekend's Summer Bytes Festival, three great characters greeted visitors: K9 of Dr Who fame, George the Robot and the WITCH computer -- a few wondered where Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz were


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