stanb at dial.pipex.com
Tue Mar 1 03:05:59 CST 2005
Adrian Graham said:
> > (Anyone in the UK see the BBC Open University tv program on
> > the early days of computer programming the other night?
> > Plenty of film and stills of early computers, including films
> > of EDSAC, ENIAC etc and interviews with Maurice Wilkes and
> > other pioneer programmers.)
> Bah, I didn't know it was on!
Neither did I, if I had I would have videod it. I woke up in the
middle of the night (which happens a lot lately!), actually 2am
Sunday, and turned on the bedside tv for something to do, and the
program was just starting. The tv magazines list the Open University
programs in an after thought at the end of the BBC2 listings and it
is easy to overlook them - I should check more carefully because they
have some interesting stuff and the BBC has always been very computer
Stan Barr stanb at dial.pipex.com
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