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The World's Oldest Original Digital Computer Springs Back Into Action At TNMOC 65

New submitter prpplague writes "After a three-year restoration project at The National Museum of Computing, the Harwell Dekatron (aka WITCH) computer will rebooted on 20 November 2012 to become the world's oldest original working digital computer. Now in its seventh decade and in its fifth home, the computer with its flashing lights and clattering printers and readers provides an awe-inspiring display for visiting school groups and the general public keen to learn about our rich computer heritage."
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The World's Oldest Original Digital Computer Springs Back Into Action At TNMOC

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