Veteran Colossus operators are delighted with the recognition of Colossus and its designer Tommy Flowers in Royal Mail's Inventive Britain set of stamps just issued. Colossus is one of two first class stamps.
A very rare original part of EDSAC, one of the world’s first computers, has resurfaced in the USA. The EDSAC team is eager to know if more exists as information of some sort of "auction" in the 1950s has come to light.
The sounds of 70 years of computing is the focus of a new Arts Council funded project at TNMOC. You will be able to listen in as the project unfolds. New musical compositions will be published later in the year.
Entrepreneur Hermann Hauser has officially opened the EDSAC display. Key parts of EDSAC were commissioned, and the sights, sounds, heat and sheer size of computing in the late 1940s were brought to life.
Colossus veterans and their relatives gathering to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the world’s first purpose-built computer centre, Block H on Bletchley Park, were enthralled by a prototype virtual Block H.