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Sponsor a Valve On Colossus 30

Posted by timothy
from the don't-worry-they-have-tubes-too dept.
mikejuk writes "The UK's National Museum of Computing has come up with a novel idea to raise funds for its new gallery for its rebuilt Colossus computeryou can sponsor a valve. All you have to do is buy a small area in a picture of Colossus (at £0.1 per pixel — min £10), upload a picture to occupy the space, set a URL and pay using PayPal."
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Sponsor a Valve On Colossus

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  • Novel? (Score:5, Informative)

    by Anonymous Coward on Thursday February 09, 2012 @01:03PM (#38983375)

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Million_Dollar_Homepage

  • Re:Novel? (Score:2, Informative)

    by Anonymous Coward on Thursday February 09, 2012 @01:35PM (#38983973)

    i can top that: St. Stephen's Cathedral, Vienna:
    after WW2 there was not enough money to recreate the roof, so the people of vienna were asked to buy shingles (I hope leo translated that correctly for me) for 1 Schilling ... the thing was a success as you might expect ;)

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