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Ever wanted to write programs for a 65 year old computer?
Help us test the beta release of the WITCH emulator! we've added some new features and we need help testing them. below is a link to the main page with a programming manual and other information about the WITCH emulator!
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Emulator[edit]. A Getting Started guide to the emulator is available on the Appendix1 wiki page; The webbased javascript WITCH emulator is available at http://emulator.witch-e.org/; Source code is available at https://github.com/jsking/witch-e; An introduction on how to program the emulator can ...
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The Computer Conservation Society is calling for entries to the Tony Sale Award for computer conservation. Tony Sale led the team rebuilding Colossus and co-founded TNMOC.

The Computer Conservation Society invites entries for the 2016 Tony Sale Award for Computer Conservation. The award recognizes achievements in computer conservation or restoration, and is open to any individual or group anywhere in the world. Managed by the Computer Conservation Society and ...
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Here are some of the teenage girls' entries to the Fascinating Ada competition -- they were to communicate with Ada Lovelace by letter (or whatever) about technology that might interest her in the twenty-first century.
The winning entry in the under-13 age group from Ada Maisie Hards (aged 5). originally presented as a PowerPoint. The winning entry in the 13-15 age group from Amelia Doran. The winning entry in the 16-18 age group from Niamh Owens. Commended entries: Audrey Costa. Salviana Pavlovich ...
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Fascinating Ada: the results are in! See the winning entries here and learn about their meeting with Colossus veterans.

Post this page to popular social media. Share · Tweet · Google+ · Email; Print. Three winners of the Fascinating Ada Competition designed to inspire female students about careers in computing received their prizes at Oxford University and their entries have now been published online.
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Come and hear the inside story of the 1980's Torch computers at TNMOC on 10 March. Tickets now on sale. Russell Lyons and Martin Baines will talk about their entrepreneurial adventure in setting up Torch Computers to produce their own PC, the Torch Communicator, and then peripherals for the BBC Micro and how the dream ended with the company being broken up and sold off to foreign buyers. 
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Every Tuesday and Thursday, there's a Guided Tour of TNMOC. Not to be missed!
Buy tickets for The National Museum of Computing's forthcoming events. Click the link for further information and to secure your tickets now!
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Ever wondered how wheelchair accessible TNMOC is? We are assured it's great!
@admford says "Bletchley railway station & TNMOC are fully accessible! I've been there by manual chair and had zero access problems! I took the train from Euston up to Bletchley without any problems. And there was sidewalk all the way to Bletchley Park's main gate. I'm in a manual wheelchair and I didn't have any access problems getting to & from, and around Bletchley Park and TNMOC. Heck, even with your exhibits, I managed to move around them easily and interact with them without any problems."
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72 years ago today, Colossus Mk I attacked its first Lorenz message. Here is a new much-acclaimed presentation by TNMOC chairman, Andy Clark, putting the achievement in context at a recent conference organized by the Foundation for Polish-German Cooperation in Warsaw.
On 5 February 1944, Colossus Mk I attacked its first Lorenz message. "The rest is history", as they say, but this history couldn't begin to be told for more than three decades because it was so important. Andy Clark, Chairman of TNMOC, tells the story in context in this presentation at the ...
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Have you ever wondered how TNMOC acquires artefacts? Every one has its own story. The Elliott 903, for example, was used in an exam of a current TNMOC volunteer when he was a schoolboy. Today that very same computer is still used to educate -- in the TNMOC Learning Programme. 
The Elliott 903, launched in 1965, was a relatively inexpensive and versatile computer popular in schools and industries that could afford the £10000+ basic model. Today there is one in the Large Systems Room and is very popul;ar with today's students. Its origins date back to the schooldays of ...
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Articles like these make me wish that I could have somehow preserved the Pr1me 2350 computer that I got for free from the school where I graduated and worked. Or even better, the Pr1me 9955 that they got rid of at the same time.
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Here's the remarkable 90-something Irene Dixon, one of the first operators of Colossus Mark I, giving a spontaneous talk to the eminent audience gathered for the Ada Lovelace Symposium in Oxford.
She recalled her days working with Colossus, and regretted that its creator Tommy Flowers didn't gain more recognition. She was a judge in the TNMOC Ada Lovelace competition and was delighted that so many girls were taking an interest in computing. Full story: http://www.tnmoc.org/news/news-releases/ada-competition-winners-meet-colossus-vets

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Ours was at the Dept of Defence in Melbourne Australia (it was blue in color) I think ours arrived in 1983 or 84
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Have you ever seen the fascinating TNMOC calculator display? Here's an article tracing the development of calculators -- lots of them (slide rules too) to be seen in the TNMOC collection. https://cosmosmagazine.com/mathematics/evolution-calculator

The all-but-forgotten inventions that led to the electronic calculator.
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TNMOC has become a Fujitsu Education Ambassador and an Innovation Hub is to be built in the famous TNMOC Classroom.  Thank you, Fujitsu!
The National Museum of Computing (TNMOC) on Bletchley Park is to become one of 20 new educational establishments in the Fujitsu Education Ambassador Programme. In collaboration with Intel, Fujitsu first launched the programme at Bett 2015 and the initiative has already supported ten schools, ...
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The National Museum of Computing, located at Bletchley Park in the UK is an independent charity housing the largest collection of functional historic computers in Europe, including a rebuilt Colossus, the world’s first electronic programmable computer.
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