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Visiting Bletchley Park

Visiting Bletchley Park and The National Museum of Computing in Milton Keynes is well worth the trip.  The story of the code breaking effort during World War II is a fascinating tale of people and technology that was kept hidden

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RCA Radiola 30A

I like old technology in general, that extends to true antiques like this RCA Radiola Model 30A.  This radio turned up at a local Habitat for Humanity resale store.  I saw it shortly after it arrived and became interested enough

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IBM SAGE

The model AN/FSQ-7 and AN/FSQ-8 computers, commonly known as the SAGE computers, were central components of the first computerized air defense system in the United States. SAGE stood for “Semi Automatic Ground Environment” and was based on the concepts of

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