Reboot for UK's 'oldest' computer

#Computers

Wed, Sep 9th, 2009 09:09 by capnasty NEWS

Britain's oldest original computer, the Harwell, is being sent to the National Museum of Computing at Bletchley where it is to be restored to working order. The computer, which was designed in 1949, first ran in 1951 and was designed to perform mathematical calculations; it lasted until 1973.

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