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Our first temporary office was in a room containing 15 BBC Micros, among other goodies. These iconic educational computers were created by Acorn in the early 1980s, and are credited with introducing a generation to the joys of programming — something that today's Raspberry Pi is attempting to revive.
Rupert Goodwins with Acorns
ZDNet UK's editor Rupert Goodwins remembers enough BASIC to announce our presence on-screen...
BBC Domesday Project
The BBC Micro was used to access the broadcaster's ambitious 900th-anniversary Domesday Project in 1986, which was based on then-revolutionary laserdiscs. These LP-sized media never caught on, and working Domesday systems are consequently as rare as hens' teeth — TNMOC has three of them.