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October 22nd, 2009, 09:47 AM

The CCS hold regular meetings around the UK on computer history topics.


The next event is 4th November at the University of York

Title - Computer Gems
Speaker: Professor Jim Austin, Professor of Neural Computing, University of York
Venue: rooms 1F024 and 1F025, 1st floor York College, Sim Balk Lane, York YO23 2BB

"Jim also has a very interesting and diverse computer collection from Crays and other supercomputers to the BBC micro and other microcomputers. The collection contains some real gems. See http://www.computermuseum.org.uk/ for details. These computers are the topic for this evening’s talk and Professor Austin will bring some examples of old computers with him."

Further details here:


December 15th, 2009, 10:48 AM
The next meeting of the Computer Conservation Society will be on Thursday Dec 17th at 2.30PM when a number of historic films of computers and their applications will be shown accompanied by a brief introduction to each provided by Kevin Murrell, Dan Hayton and myself.

The meeting is in the normal location in the Fellows Library at the Science Museum.

Full details of this and other meetings at http://www.computerconservationsociety.org/20091217.htm

Seasonal greetings and good wishes for 2010
Roger Johnson

CCS Progarmme Secretary

Roger Johnson

Dept of Computer Science & Info Systems

Birkbeck University of London

Malet Street

London WC1E 7HX, UK

Phone +44 20 7631 6709

FAX + 44 20 7631 6727

Email R.johnson@bcs.org.uk