Grand Digital won by a nine-year old

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A race of computers spanning eight decades was won by a BBC micro:bit operated and programmed by a nine-year old student.

The Grand Digital computer race was a fun event held to celebrate the tenth anniversary of The National Museum of Computing on Bletchley Park. Seven computers and one calculator, spanning a period of eight decades, were given 15 seconds to find numbers in the Fibonacci sequence.

Nine-year-old Connie, of Christ the Sower Ecumenical Primary School in Milton Keynes, wrote a program for the BBC micro:bit, a bare bones computer, which found 6843 numbers in the sequence in the allotted 15 seconds.

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