Bristol Branch – Restoring the world’s oldest working digital computer

Start: 15/04/2013 – 19:30 End: 15/04/2013 – 21:00 Speaker: Kevin Murrell Venue: City of Bristol College Please register for this event here. 7:00pm Refreshments, 7:30pm Main Talk The recently restored Harwell Dekatron Computer is a typical project conducted by the Computer Conservation Society. Starting with the author’s vague memories of the machine being a museum… Read more »

Hertfordshire Branch – The German Enigma, The Turing Bombe and the Bombe Rebuild

Date: 12 December 19:30 -21:00 Venue: Lindop Building, University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hertfordshire AL10 9AB FOC Event for both BCs and Non BCS Members Speaker: Alan Wray, retired ex-BTM, ICT, ICL, now Fujitsu. The breaking of Enigma was critical to the outcome of WW2. Alan’s talk will cover the development, adoption and operation of… Read more »

What’s happening to the car industry? Driving Jaguar Land Rover Growth with CAE and HPC

BCS Project Management Specialist Group 18:00 on Tuesday, 11th December 2012 at BCS London. Jaguar Land Rover design, engineer and manufacture luxury sports saloons, sports cars and premium 4x4s in the UK, which sell in 177 countries. The complexity, timescale and cost associated with automotive engineering and safety testing demands an advanced IT environment. This… Read more »

What’s happening to the car industry? Driving Jaguar Land Rover Growth with CAE and HPC

BCS Project Management Specialist Group 18:00 on Tuesday, 11th December 2012 at BCS London. Jaguar Land Rover design, engineer and manufacture luxury sports saloons, sports cars and premium 4x4s in the UK, which sell in 177 countries. The complexity, timescale and cost associated with automotive engineering and safety testing demands an advanced IT environment. This… Read more »

Formula One – The Red Bull Way

A Message from BCS (Coventry): The Formula One talk by Steve Nevey has been rescheduled for the 21st of November at Coventry University.  No need to book – full details are on the BCS Coventry website: coventry.bcs.org   This event is hosted by Coventry University in their new Engineering and Computing Building, which lies between Gosford… Read more »