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Take a Digital Tour of the Nationwide Museum of Computing

98% of the press releases which might be despatched to me are fully nugatory. Then each infrequently I get one which’s truly form of useful. That was the case when earlier this week I bought a press launch about The Nationwide Museum of Computing.

The Nationwide Museum of Computing paperwork and celebrates the event of computer systems and computing. There’s a bodily museum which you can go to (in case you’re close to Bletchley, England). There may be additionally an awesome digital tour of the Nationwide Museum of Computing. All through the digital tour you may discover dozens of clickable hotspots to be taught concerning the artifacts housed throughout the museum.

Along with the digital tour, museum’s web site hosts some picture-based challenges about computer systems. College students have to identify the variations between the pictures of artifacts from the museum.

Functions for Schooling

A few of us will bear in mind utilizing a few of the computer systems associated merchandise which might be featured within the digital tour of the museum. For our college students, it is an attention-grabbing historical past lesson concerning the improvement of expertise. One of many issues that a few of my former college students discovered enjoyable to do was to attempt to discover the unique costs for outdated computer systems and convert that into inflation-adjusted costs.

By the best way, the featured picture on this weblog publish is of a Compaq laptop computer manufactured in 1993 that was within the restore closet in my classroom final yr.



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