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Education Virtual tour of The National Museum of Computing

Discussion in 'General' started by enbydee, 31 Oct 2020.

  1. enbydee

    enbydee Active Member

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    The National Museum of Computing at Bletchley has had a virtual tour up on their site for a while due to covid but also have coming up a guided tour, one on Monday and another in December, tickets available here.
     
  2. Mr_Mistoffelees

    Mr_Mistoffelees is not The Piper at The Gates of Dawn

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    Just spent more than an hour looking around and will be going back. Thanks for the link @enbydee
     
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  3. Ending Credits

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    Very different to the last time I was there! Although I'm a bit disappointed that it doesn't show much of the earlier (and non-digital) side of computing.

    There's some really interesting stuff up here at Manchester, but it's only on display within the CS department, and I know there's a bunch of great stuff (e.g. the differential analysers) that's only in storage.
     
  4. Byron C

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    Yeah, no kidding!
     
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    Haha, well I mean back about 10 odd years ago when it was just collosus in a shed, as opposed to pre-virtual. :p
     
  6. Weekly_Estimate

    Weekly_Estimate Gives credit where its due

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    Interesting, I was going to book a short break away so we could visit and have afternoon tea, but this will have to do for the moment!
     
  7. Byron C

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    Funny enough, so did I :grin:. Me and the other half went back in 2012 (according to EXIF/file metadata) and there were quite a few exhibits there at the time, but judging by that virtual tour it's expanded massively since then!
     
  8. Dr. Coin

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    I now want a poster of the programming language time line.
     

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