“I score very low on the geek scale, but I find volunteering in the shop very satisfying and I know I am contributing to a worthwhile cause,” says Sinclair Holm, who is in the Museum coffee shop on Thursdays.
Jill Clarke has volunteered at the Museum for more than five years and enjoys the variety it brings and the new skills that she has developed. "One of my favourite aspects of being a volunteer is the Bytes Festivals."
After three gruelling rounds of intense online cyber battles, ten teams of the UK’s finest 12-18 year-old amateur cyber talent have won through to the CyberCenturion Final to be held at TNMOC in April.
As a TNMOC volunteer Andrew Spencer enjoys telling visitors the stories about the machines and loves to hear their reactions "interaction with visitors is very refreshing and stimulating after a week’s work".
The Computer Conservation Society invites entries for the 2016 Tony Sale Award for Computer Conservation. Any person, group or organisation can be nominated. Closing date for nominations is 30 June 2016.
The Elliott 903, launched in 1965, was once a relatively versatile £10k computer. Today it is popular on TNMOC's Learning Programme. Its origins date back to the schooldays of one of TNMOC's volunteers.