Current news

From December on, children who visit the British National Museum of Computing (TNMOC) and are interested in technologies will be introduced to the secrets of FUZE by experts through the use of the machine of FUZE Technologies (www.fuze.co.uk), which was developed for educational purposes by computer enthusiasts with the intention to make teaching and learning fun.

The creator of the original ZX Spectrum also supports Vega’s development, the ZX Spectrum Vega, which is not a micro-computer, but a game console.

The world’s first web browser, the WorldWideWeb browser, was released at Christmas, on 25 December in 1995.

Ralph Baer

Ralph Baer, the developer of Magnavox Odyssey, the very first video game console, died on 7 December, at the age of 92.

The father of Fortran programming language, John Backus (1924-2007) was born 90 years ago, on 3 December 1924.

There is a general agreement of views that the very first navigation solutions for cars were released in the market in 1989, and the use of self-driving vehicles on roads may spread by 2030.

We will be ghosts in history if we do not do something about the preservation of digital data, warned Vinton Cerf, who is often referred to as the “father” of the internet, and has been Google’s official evangelist since 2005.

The largest gallery in the Science Museum of London was opened by Queen Elisabeth II at the end of October.

Hermann Hollerith

Herman Hollerith, the American inventor with German family background, renowned as the developer of the punched-card evaluating machine, died of a heart attack at the age of 69 in Washington on 17 November 1929, eighty-five years ago.

After computer science had been included in the school curriculum in the UK last month, the National Museum of Computing (TNMOC) announced that young people interested in computers were invited to attend weekend programming sessions

Pages