Virtual Computing History Tour - Generations - Wednesday 25th November 2020

Virtual Computing History Tour - Generations - Wednesday 25th November 2020
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Join Jason for a LIVE Computing History virtual tour!

How have computers become so small, so fast, so cheap, so ubiquitous and so much a part of our everyday life? 

This live tour of our exhibition will use the valve, the transistor, the integrated circuit and the microprocessor as the vehicles to answer these questions and tell you the overarching and astounding story of computing.

You will be led through the extraordinary advance in technology over 50 years of computing history and discover how computers have not only accelerated our lives, but radically transformed them.

The tour starts at 6:30pm GMT, and will last around 90 minutes. There will be time to ask questions at the end.

This is not a technical tour, it is for everyone, and looks at how computers have developed, and changed our lives.

Suitable for all ages, recommended for those over 7.

One ticket permits your whole family to take part on one device.

Here's some feedback from our past participants:
"I thought the tour was excellent and very professionally presented." - Kevin L
"The first person view makes it feel like you're really there!" - Max F

  • This ticket is for a digital event only.

  • You will receive the Zoom room ID and password shortly before the event.

  • You will need a computer with a good internet connection, and a login for Zoom.

  • The tour starts at the time stated, and the Zoom room will open 10 minutes beforehand. We can’t wait for latecomers!

  • Booking will close 1 hour before the event to allow time to distribute the information needed.

  • You will be joining with your mic muted. You do not need to enable your camera if you don't want to.

  • You are welcome to ask questions, but please be respectful of others and do not dominate the call.

  • Our moderators reserve the right to remove those who do not comply with our code of conduct, which will be distributed with the meeting information.

  • These sessions will not be recorded.

Remember - All proceeds go to support our Computing Museum!


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