After the electronics revolution, mechanical computing machines seem to be the relics of a bygone age.
On commission of the British secret service, Colossus, one of the first computers that was used to break German codes in World War Two, was designed by Tommy Flowers, and built under the leadership of Alan Turing in 1943.
The EDSAC replica project was launched in 2011, and planned to be completed in three years, however, there is some delay due to difficulties.
The National Museum of Computing in Britain has published a book about the world?s oldest working digital computer.
The John von Neumann Computer Society will hold its Forum on ICT History in room F05 at the Óbuda University at 15.00 p.m. on 25 April.
Between the 4th and 11th of March, 2013, the Computer Exhibition received a number of groups outside the normal opening hours.
The Pentium processors, traditionally designed for desktops and notebooks, form now are part of the computer history.
A group in the Bletchley Park near London, led by Alan Turing deciphered the Nazi Enigma encryption code, using the programmable Colossus machines which were destroyed after the war at the orders of Churchill to protect the technology from Soviet spies.
The development of the TCP / IP protocol only began in 1973, and at least 20 different network technologies have been developed before the adoption of the X25 standard of the packet-switched networks in 1973.