Just watched the video instead of working - brilliant!
More like this please, el Reg!
Having a hankering for the shiniest of new kit doesn’t mean you can’t appreciate genius that went into the tech of the past. Otherwise, why would 40-odd Reg readers have squeezed into our final summer lecture, delivered by Kevin Murrell, co-founder of The National Museum of Computing in Bletchley. Kevin deployed a bit of …
As part of the Heritage Open Days scheme, there are limited free tickets available for the museum this Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. Advance booking is essential - you can find out more here:
See you there!
I visited the museum about 2 years ago (All the way from Sydney Australia) and dragged along my relatives from the UK with me. They were very unsure about seeing old computers but were all pleasantly surprised and in the end had to drag them away.
I am very happy with the way it is progressing and teaching people more about computer programming in general. Fingers crossed they get more funding allowing increased training programmes for schools.
Great to emphasise the static museum versus this more hand on "noisy smelly" approach. ;0)
Also a surprise was the Raspberry PI was not the more successful PC with school classes but instead the old BBC Mirco!