Things are tough right now ...

They're tough for everyone :( But when coronavirus hit here in the UK, the museum had to close its doors to the public, and we lost practically all our income overnight.

Please Donate Via Just GivingNo visitors, no workshops, no events, no school visits... no income. We know that things are tough for everyone right now, but if you can afford to help us through these tough times please donate what you can.

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Dates In History


1978 [Detail]
 1978 Texas Instruments introduced Speak & Spell
 1978 VisiCalc Spreadsheet is born
 May 1978 PCW Open Page - The Amateur Computer Club View [News Article] - Personal Computer World - March 1978 - Volume 1, Number 1 (First Issue)
 June 1978 PCW Open Page - The Amateur Computer Club View [News Article] - Personal Computer World - May 1978 - Volume 1, Number 2
 July 1978 Tid Bits [News Article] - Personal Computer World - July 1978 -Volume 1, Number 3
 July 1978 PCW Open Page - The Amateur Computer Club View [News Article] - Personal Computer World - July 1978 -Volume 1, Number 3
 12th October Secrets arrests [News Article] - Computer Weekly 622
 19th October PDP-11/34 for Dulwich college [News Article] - Computer Weekly 623
 16th November Intel's single board family uses 8086 [News Article] - Computer Weekly 627
 16th November Valuable survey of computer companies operating in UK [News Article] - Computer Weekly 627
 30th November Cafs for directory inquiries? [News Article] - Computer Weekly 629
 5th December Acorn Computers Ltd formed in Cambridge, UK
 7th December 'Data laws will hinder trade' [News Article] - Computer Weekly 630
 14th December 28,558 through the turnstiles at Compec [News Article] - Computer Weekly 631
 14th December ICL Exports [News Article] - Computer Weekly 631
 14th December Takeover [News Article] - COPY OF Computer Weekly 631
 21st December Data General chips in with Nova 4 [News Article] - Computer Weekly 632/3
 21st December Big money in desk-top computers [News Article] - Computer Weekly 632/3

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