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4 Extra at Bletchley Park

BBC Radio 4 Extra, 2nd November, 2013, 9.00-12.00 am and 7.00- 10.pm. 

A three hour compilation of computing history from the BBC radio archives, fronted by Maggie Philbin at Bletchley Park. The programme started with Charles Babbage, and Ada Lovelace, went on to Bletchley and the second world war code breaking exploits, then the LEO story from the Make Hally LEO episode in the four-part story of the Dawn of Computers (about 20 minutes), Clive Sinclair and the Micro Computer revolution, Berners-Lee and the World Wide Web, and finally the spread of Social Computing with Facebook and Twitter. 

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Date : 2nd November 2013

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH53494. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

4 Extra at Bletchley Park

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