Notes from the Museum

YRS coding wonders during Summer Bytes

Today is wrap-up day for the 20 Young Rewired State (YRS) participants at TNMOC before they move on to the Festival of Code in Birmingham. See what they have been up to.

Fun and games with Arduino at Summer Bytes

There were fun and games with Arduinos last week during the month-long Summer Bytes Festival at The National Museum of Computing.

Barney Duffy invites you to JustTextGiving

TNMOC volunteer Barney Duffey invites you to donate to TNMOC through Vodafone's JustTextGiving by texting NMOC13 £(amount) to 70070.

40 years ago from Computer Weekly

A selection of stories from Computer Weekly in June 1973. A trip down memory lane or an entirely different world?

Wit & wisdom of Sir Maurice Wilkes

Anthony Wilkes recalling the renowned and rather dry wit of his late father, Sir Maurice Wilkes, whose centenary was celebrated at TNMOC yesterday.

The Software Gallery cat

Even before the official opening of the Software Gallery, its resident software-controlled cat was causing a stir.

Three things you (& we) didn't know about WITCH

Forty years ago last month, the WITCH was turned off at Wolverhampton Technical College for the last time. Last week several students who had used the machine at Wolverhampton returned to see it run again. And we discovered three things we didn't know about the WITCH.

EDSAC's 64th anniversary

To celebrate the 64th anniversary of the first time EDSAC ran, Google has released a video capturing the memories of those who were around at the time. Watch out for Dr David Hartley, Museum Director of TNMOC.

How times change!

How times change! How fast is the WITCH compared to the Elliott 903, the BBC B Micro and the Raspberry Pi?

Wren in famous picture has died

Dorothy Du Boisson MBE, the Wren on the left in the famous photograph of Colossus, passed away last month, aged 93.


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