TNMOC in the news

Growing media interest in Vintage Computer Festival

  • In BusinessCulture, Pocket-Lint, Culture24 showing a wonderful dated picture, Emoiz, bit-tech.net.

Digital Doomsday: the end of knowledge in New Scientist

  • TNMOC trustee Kevin Murrell features talking about longevity of hard discs.

Colossus features as one of history's great objects

  • as selected by the BBC and The British Museum.

Tony Sale on the regeneration of Bletchley Park in The OU Community Online

  • Director and trustee of TNMOC talks about his time at Bletchley Park.

Nick Heath of Silicon.com takes a look at the tech at the heart of the internet

  • The low-down on the beginnings of internet technology with lots of images.

Maggie Holland has a Q&A session about Colossus with Tony Sale in IT Pro

  • "Colossus was the first production computer [of its kind] as there were 10 of them here." And a few photos.

Technology of the Internet gallery opens

  • The Institute of Engineering and Technology magazine:Technology of the Internet gallery is world first.

  • The Institute of Engineering & Technology blog: packets aren't just for sweets.

  • The Inquirer: The gallery was opened on December 4th in the presence of the world's press and as lively a gang of OAPs as your ever likely to encounter ...

  • Milton Keynes Citizen: Thought the internet started overseas? Think again...

  • Computeractive: Gallery shows how early communications technologies led to the internet.

  • ITPro: Computing museum celebrates history of the internet

  • Australian PC Authority: Museum unearths WWW origins

  • More at: NST, Yahoo Brazil

Colossus features on BBC's Antiques Roadshow

  • but they didn't dare value it! (Link won't work for non-UK users and is only available on iPlayer for seven days).

Jack Schofield reports in The Guardian on Sir Maurice Wilkes' visit to TNMOC

  • Walk round The National Museum of Computing at Bletchley Park and sooner or later you'll hear a cry of recognition and someone will say: "I remember using one of those." It probably doesn't happen often to The Millionaire, a mechanical calculator that went into production in 1893, but Sir Maurice Wilkes spotted it, adding: "We used to have one in the lab. I hope it's still there."

Read the rest of Jack Schofield's article

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