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Ugh, MightyClub
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Icon 1 posted September 03, 2009 19:14      Profile for Ugh, MightyClub     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
No, not an old Mac, I'm talking about "The Harwell", Britain's oldest living computer. Or so the BBC tells me.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/8234428.stm

Apparently the gang at National Museum of Computing in Bletchley will have a go at restoring the old girl to full working order.

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Mr. Geek 2U
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Icon 1 posted September 08, 2009 17:50      Profile for Mr. Geek 2U     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
Whoa, dude!

It uses TUBES for memory.

TUBES.

Cool.

Mr. Geek 2U

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