Friday, March 09, 2012

BBC News - Celebrating Colossus, the codebreaking computer

Check the links below for the films (via YouTube)

Testimonials from the last living engineers who worked on the wartime code-cracking machine Colossus have been gathered for a film celebrating their work.

The codes cracked by the device helped ensure the success of the Normandy invasion that led to the Allied victory in World War II.

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The Colossus film is the second that Google produced about historical computers and those who created them. In November 2011, it published a film about the Leo, the world's first business computer.

BBC News - Celebrating Colossus, the codebreaking computer

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