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Strategy leader in IT industry becomes trustee

James Mayo, an executive leader in the IT sector with 25 years of international sales, marketing and business development experience has joined the board of trustees at The National Museum of Computing.

Colossus VR Experience at Summer Bytes

The Colossus virtual reality experience is being revealed to visitors throughout the Summer Bytes family festival running on Thursday to Sunday afternoons until 27 August 2017.

Prize for relaxed openings for people with autism

The ‘relaxed openings’ initiative for people with autism and their families at TNMOC has just been boosted by a Museums and Heritage Prize. Two more relaxed openings already planned: 28 July and 25 August.

Andrew Herbert becomes TNMOC Chair

Dr Andrew Herbert OBE, formerly head of Microsoft’s research laboratories across EMEA, is the new chairman of The National Museum of Computing .

Django Girls MK meet-ups at home of Colossus

Women living in and around Milton Keynes are invited to Django Girls free introductory coding sessions in the home of Colossus on Tuesday evenings starting on 11 July 2017.

3D virtual tour now online

Anyone can now have a 3D virtual tour of two early computing galleries at the Museum thanks to the 3D, 360-degree photography application developed by Venue View Virtual Tours.

First international conference of computer conservationists

Making IT Work, the first-ever international conference of computer conservationists, was held last week across two UK venues which have led the world in the developing discipline.

Virtual Lorenz

An online Virtual Lorenz that can be used by anyone wanting to experience sending and receiving top-secret Second World War communications was unveiled at TNMOC in celebration of the centenary of Bill Tutte.

Lorenz book launch

Capt Jerry Roberts’ autobiography Lorenz, telling the story of the breaking of Hitler’s most secret cipher, launched at TNMOC in the presence of Colossus veterans whose work helped in the decrypting process.

Margaret Sale praised by Prime Minister

Margaret Sale has been has been honoured with a Point of Light award by No 10 Downing Street for ensuring that the wartime contribution of Bletchley Park is not forgotten.

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