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  • Bletchley Park given a boost

    Posted on September 9th, 2008 Andy Parkes 2 comments

    Just saw this on this BBC news site

    Bletchley gets £50,000 donation

    The article is pretty comprehensive so I won’t reproduce too much of it here

    I’m planning on making a trip to check out the National Museum of Computing soon so was pleased to hear this news today

    The donations made by IBM and PGP are made with the idea it will help get some more funding to help keep the site up and running (another BBC article on the “neglect of Bletchley park” is here)

    I was given this book Colossus- Bletchley Park’s Greatest Secret as birthday present which recommend if you have any interest in computer history (it’s huge though!)

    Massive geek mode off 😉

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    Andy Parkes is Technical Director at Coventry based IT support company IBIT Solutions. He is also Microsoft Partner Area Lead for 2012-2013 and coordinates AMITPRO which is a peer group for IT Professionals in the Midlands area. He also isn't a fan of describing himself in the third person.

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    2 Responses to “Bletchley Park given a boost”

    1. Hi Andy – a visit to the National Museum of Computing is on my “someday” to-do list too, so you’re not alone!

    2. Hi Rich

      I’m going on Saturday!

      The missus informed me we’re going to Milton Keynes to visit some friends so I’m going down early so i can pay the museum a visit!

      Expect a blog post next week 😉

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