News Releases

New book: The Harwell Dekatron Computer

New TNMOC book tells the story of the world's oldest working digital computer which was restored and rebooted at the Museum in 2012. Available now in TNMOC shop or through Amazon.

A Guinness World Record at TNMOC

The Harwell Dekatron / WITCH computer has been recognised by Guinness World Records as the world's oldest original working digital computer. A video of the Reboot event is released on You Tube.

Production begins on recreation of EDSAC

This week sees the production of the first replica components for the recreation of EDSAC, the computer that 63 years ago made general purpose computing available to users for the first time.

The world's oldest original working digital computer

The world's oldest original working digital computer springs back into action at TNMOC today! The 61 year old computer that refuses to retire.

New funding for TNMOC learning programme

New funding enables TNMOC to seize the opportunity to support schools in computing learning "Any self-respecting science needs to understand its past"

'LoveLetters' wins first Tony Sale Award

LoveLetters computer art installation wins the first Tony Sale Award for computer conservation. (A news release from the Computer Conservation Society.)

TNMOC appoints first Museum Director

The National Museum of Computing has appointed Dr David Hartley as its first Museum Director.

Join 'Astrid's Bloody Challenge' to Everest BC

Astrid Byro, an independent IT consultant, is issuing a challenge to all-comers to join her on a trek to Everest Base Camp to raise funds for The National Museum of Computing and the Bletchley Park Trust.

Turing: Three Museums' videos all online now

To mark the centenary of the birth of Alan Turing, three of the world's top computing museums gave different perspectives on the work of Turing and his contemporaries and all three events are now online.

Turing and his Times event now online

The video of the highly acclaimed Turing and his Times event organised by The National Museum of Computing is now online along with videos from the Computer History Museum and the Heinz Nixdorf Museum.

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