[SIGCIS-Members] Fwd: EDSAC veterans visit to rekindle memories

Brian Randell brian.randell at newcastle.ac.uk
Tue Sep 6 03:45:13 PDT 2016


I recommend the video to you all.


Brian Randell

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From: Stephen Fleming <stephen.fleming at palam.co.uk<mailto:stephen.fleming at palam.co.uk>>
Subject: EDSAC veterans visit to rekindle memories
Date: 6 September 2016 10:19:21 BST
To: <brian.randell at ncl.ac.uk<mailto:brian.randell at ncl.ac.uk>>
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EDSAC veterans rekindle memories of working with one of the world’s first computers

6 September 2016

Life working with one of the world’s first general purpose computers was brought vividly to life when EDSAC veterans visited The National Museum of Computing to see the latest stage of the reconstruction of the 1950’s Cambridge University computer.

What did they think? Story with short video and photos here: http://www.tnmoc.org/news/news-releases/edsac-veterans-visit-reconstruction-rekindle-memories

School of Computing Science, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne,
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