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BCS - British Computer Society is Founded

14th October 1957
BCS - British Computer Society is Founded

October 14 is the anniversary of the British Computer Society, founded in 1957. BCS is one of the several international societies that have an affiliate membership relationship with the IEEE Computer Society. Since 1984 BCS has operated under a Royal Charter which requires it to: ...promote the study and practice of Computing and to advance knowledge therein for the benefit of the public.

Now known as BCS, The Chartered Institute for I.T.





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