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In preparation for the final day presentation we have made a booklet for our collaborators. This page shows a timeline of past historical events that contributed in the making of the City of Ideas.
Posted 5 Apr 2019 11:38
The sixties in Manchester were an international success in football, television and music.
Posted 20 Mar 2019 23:41
The very first PCs we all know and love today were designed in University of Manchester by Tom Kilburn and Freddie Williams in 1951. The initial prototype Manchester Mark 1 was improved and manufactured by a UK electrical engineering company Ferranti, hence the official name Ferranti Mark 1 but was also known as the Manchester Electronic Computer or Manchester Ferranti. This general use computer could play computer music and held the very first computer video game which was a chess-playing programme.
Posted 11 Mar 2019 23:11