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Fascinating Ada Competition launched by TNMOC and Oxford University with csf4n. The competition aims to inspire female students in computing and to mark the bicentenary of Ada Lovelace
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Ada Lovelace was not very good at mathematics. Grace Hopper would be a better representative, but I doubt that will happen since she's not hot. 
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You can hear Nigel Bennee's interview in his Cambridge home workshop this morning about his part in the EDSAC reconstruction project. Starts at 2hrs 26 min 40 sec in ..
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Matt Parker gives his first interview after making The Imitation Archive on BBC Click Radio tonight. 
For the best debate on global technology, social media and the internet - presenter Gareth Mitchell explores the latest digital news and trends.
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Beeb repairers sought. The BBC Micro lives on at TNMOC for another generation. 
A public appeal for people who can repair BBC Micro computers has been launched by a museum.
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Prime number cycles 17 and 103 so it would only clash every 1751 cycles, but each would occur often enough for the other pupils to notice and relax before the next occurance..... I was a bit of a geek at school.....
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Tonight, 9pm, Yesterday TV (Ch 12 Freeview), listen for a favourite computer on Impossible Engineering. 
The fastest passenger train in operation is the Shanghai Maglev Train.
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Fast trains ∩ retro computers = Locomotive's Mallard Basic on the PCW! 
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Looking for an idea for Father's Day? What about a trip to TNMOC, a Guided Tour or even membership? 
Insight Tours. Insight Guided Tours are proving so popular that TNMOC is adding more tours, and some in the morning. Tours usually last about 90 minutes. You can see dates, times and book online here. . Full details and online booking here. Tours are limited to 16 people.
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The sounds of our digital lives. Here's Matt Parker's first interview after his work on The Imitation Archive. On BBC Click (radio) starts at 19 mins 45 secs There are some fascinating comments by Bill Thompson at the end of the interview about music reflecting contemporary environments.
On 30th June, the world experiences an extra second, as the authorities add to leap second to synchronise solar time and atomic clocks time. Gareth Mitchell speaks to Dr Leon Lobo, Strategic Business Development Manager at the National Physical Laboratory in the UK, who explains why computers can react badly to this inconsistent timekeeping. Direct Digital Donations to the Homeless Gareth talks to Rose Broome, the CEO of HandUp about a digital sc...
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EDSAC fans: listen to @BBCCambs tomorrow at c7.45am. Or online here. 
Cambridgeshire’s news, travel, weather and sport - great conversation all day. Listen on 95.7FM and 96FM, online, mobile and Freeview 722.
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Like to be a mentor at the Festival of Code next month at TNMOC? 
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Creative digital experts in the making: TNMOC team from Milton Keynes to compete in Festival of Code #YRS2015 
Creative digital experts in the making. Next month The National Museum of Computing will be entering a team of teenagers for the Festival of Code run by Young Rewired State. The competition aims to foster the next generation of creative digital specialists by providing a fun, stimulating and ...
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A new book, Intercept by BBC correspondent Gordon Corera, on technology and espionage has just been published. It starts with some fascinating detail about Tommy Flowers and Colossus. You can see that section on the Look Inside link on Amazon. 
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Saturday's world record App-a-thon attempt eagerly awaited ... And guess what: cat's were involved.
The results of Saturday's Guinness World Record App-a-thon attempt are eagerly awaited. At TNMOC a group of 25 people joined more than 1000 nationwide in a record-breaking attempt at the number of people simultaneously creating an Android app. One of the main aims of the App-a-thon was to ...
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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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