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From Colossus To Colour-Clash - The story of how we got from WWII code-breaking to Jet Set Willy

A session at Horizons

Saturday 5th May, 2012

12:00pm to 12:45pm (GMT)

The pre-history of the ZX Spectrum, with a focus on how the British computer industry grew from Colossus until the development of the Sinclair ZX Spectrum.

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PJ Evans

Tour Guide at Bletchley Park, Retro Gamer, Oddographer, Geek, Director at The Very Good Email Company, Faxtastic & Empejay

PJ Evans failed miserably at writing for Crash in the mid-eighties, completely misunderstanding the concept of deadlines. Nevertheless, he produced a series of columns on the early online community that would one day turn into the Internet. Today he is a tour guide at Bletchley Park and runs a business handling email for large corporations. They still don't believe him that Prestel messaging was much better and completely free of spam. www.mrpjevans.com

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Horizons

England England, London

5th6th May 2012

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Time 12:00pm12:45pm GMT

Date Sat 5th May 2012

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www.imperica.com/horizons

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