On 8 July seventy years ago, the Moore School of Electrical Engineering of the University of Pennsylvania launched an inspiring summer course on computing science.
The TAP-34 "intelligent terminal", developed and manufactured in the early 1980s by Telefongyár (Telephone Factory) is one of the rare models of Hungarian professional personal computers.
The IAS (Institute for Advanced Study abbreviated) binary computer built on the basis of design by and under the direction of John von Neumann was
The Norwegian Armed Forces Museum presented an extremely rare World War II machine on a long-term loan to the British National Museum of Computing (TNMOC) at a ceremony held on the occasion.
On 8 April 1991, a team from Sun Microsystems retreated to a secret place to begin work on the development project called “Oak”, later renamed to Java.
The Hollerith Electronic Computer (HEC), the first mass-produced business computer of the United Kingdom that was introduced to the public more than sixty years ago, is now a thrilling exhibit at the National Museum of Computing (TNMOC) in the UK. The 2 by 3 metre first variant can be seen here by visitors.
The top-level .eu domain is considered to be Europe’s unique internet identity, the introduction of which had a dual aim: increasing the visibility of the European Union on the worldwide web, and promoting the development of commerce in the internal market.
Bill Cambell, nicknamed as “the Coach” because of his wise counsel to Steve Jobs, Larry Page, Jeff Bezos and great many other heads of giant companies and IT experts, died of cancer at the age of 75 on 18 April.
The first and practically the only comprehensive internet programme magazine, called Internet Guide (Internet Kalauz, IK), was published in February 1996, at the dawn of internet use in Hungary.
It was three years ago on 20 November that the British National Museum of Computing (TNMOS) rebooted the world’s oldest working computer, the Harwell Dekatron, also known as WITCH (Wolverhampton Instrument for Teaching Computing from Harwell).