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Get along to Summer Bytes - it's just about to start and will run every day from 12 noon to 5pm until 27 August. Today, it's robots, Minecraft and Virtual Reality with Oculus Rift.
And don't forget MK postcodes can get half-price family tickets.


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Summer Bytes starts tomorrow at 12 noon with Osmo, Minecraft, EV3 X5 Stations, Oculus Rift and robots Peppa and Nao with new emotions program. New events frequently added. See here: 

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ExplainingComputers came to the Museum to have a look at the PC Gallery. Here's his take. (Don't forget we are open for Summer Bytes every day from Thursday to 25 August.)


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The ‘relaxed openings’ initiative at the museum for people with autism and their families has just been boosted by a Museums and Heritage Prize. Two more relaxed openings coming soon: 28 July and 25 August.

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Great collection of photos from the Science Museum's robots exhibition - including of course Tony Sale's George, complete with TNMOC Volunteer's Badge. 

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Summer Bytes starts next Thursday. Here's the line-up so far. And more on Facebook at Bytes Festival. 

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With the launch of the film Dunkirk, a US paper has been looking at movies featuring British stiff upper lips. On the list is Enigma - the 2001 version on which the late Tony Sale of Colossus Rebuild fame was consulted. 

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Dean Wilder wrote his first program in COBOL in 1966 while working for the US Navy and today codes in PHP and SQL. "51 years, and loving every minute of it." Read on: 

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Andrew Herbert becomes the new TNMOC Chair. Having studied under Sir Maurice Wilkes at Cambridge, worked in several innovative computing companies and having headed up Microsoft's research laboratories across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, he has gained profound insights into the development of computing.


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Events coming up: Phil Hayes and Colossus on Thursday and Summer Bytes starts 27 July with a Relaxed Opening on 28 July. 
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