TNMOC in the news

The Imitation Game inspires coverage

The release of The Imitation Game about Alan Turing is generating coverage for TNMOC and the story of Lorenz and Colossus:

  • a photoessay taking in Colossus and Tunny by Mary-Ann Russon in International Business Times
  • The Real Story behind The Imitation Game by Caroline Baldwin in Computer Weekly
  • Tommy Flowers: The Forgotten Father of Computing? by Kathryn Cave in IDG Connect
  • The Imitation Game: inventing a new slander to insult Alan Turing by Alex von Tunzelmann in The Guardian
  • Breaking the Enigma code was the easiest part of the Nazi puzzle in The Daily Telegraph
  • Bletchley Park's unheard stories: The Imitation Game's female tech trailblazers in Computer Weekly
  • Why you should watch The Imitation Game and why you might want to skip it by Nick Heath in TechRepublic
  • Crypto then and now, with Colossus as"the true father of code cracking": Bill Buchanan of Edinburgh Napier University in The Conversation

The future of museums

Is there a future for the traditional museum? TNMOC Chairman Tim Reynolds quoted in The Independent

2014 Tony Sale Award for computer conservation

Although not strictly TNMOC in the news, it does cover TNMOC's co-founder and Colossus Rebuild team rebuilder Tony Sale, and there is often a mention of TNMOC:

  • Computer conservation diversity by James Hayes in E&T Magazine
  • The world's greatest computer restoration projects by Nick Heath in TechRepublic
  • Jack Schofield on this year's Tony Sale Award winners in ZDNet with ZDNet in Germany and Japan too!
  • Sue Gee on the awards in iProgrammer
  • and in several outlets in Mexico including this

Ocado Technology sponsors coding sessions at TNMOC

Sixty years of desktop progress

Kevin Murrell quoted in Gareth Halfacree's article on the history of desktop computing

Silver Jubilee of the CCS

The organisation behind many restorations and reconstructions at TNMOC celebrates its first 25 years:

Shadow Chancellor visits TNMOC

Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls had his first glimpse of Colossus - photos

Standing on the shoulders of giants

Never forget your roots - they can inspire new directions and new ideas says Simon Bisson in ZDNet. "How can we protect that history, in an industry that seems to reinvent itself every decade or so? We can support the work of organisations such as the Computer History Museum in Silicon Valley, or the National Museum of Computing at Bletchley Park in the UK."

70th anniversary of the world's first purpose built computer centre

  • Museum reunion for Colossus computer veterans in BBC News Online.
  • Block H and Colossus Revisited In Virtual Reality in iProgrammer.

Bill Tutte Memorial

Bill Tutte: The unsung codebreaking hero of World War Two on the BBC News website quoting TNMOC trustee Kevin Murrell extensively


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