13 posts • joined Wednesday 5th May 2010 17:16 GMT
Re: Capitalism without bancruptcy is like religion without hell.
Birmingham doesn't have direct flights to London as far as I can see. But why on Earth would it? There are 8 trains an hour between Birmingham and London with the quicket (Virgin - every 20 minutes) taking about 1 hour 25 minutes and stop at Birmingham airport on the way. You're in London before you'd have even taken off.
I'd suggest the situation for Cork should be similar, but isn't.
There's a working Lisa on display in the entrance to The National Museum of Computing to mark the anniversary.
Sir Jonathan, surely
Re: Why do they need 7m
Block C, where the education and visitor centre will be located, is *not* a wooden hut. It's a listed brick building that requires careful restoration. It is the building immediately to the right as you drive through the gate to Bletchley Park.
Re: great stuff
Over on the correct side of the Pennines, West Yorkshire Metro have had their 'next bus' service for a few years now - available on iOS with the NextBuses or MyBus apps.
Tablets are not the only post PC device
What about smart phones, for instance?
As I recall they do have an Acorn Atom, but it's not on display.
OTOH The National Museum of Computer at Bletchley Park here in the UK has a whole 'classroom' exhibit full of working BBCs, including a Domesday project machine.
was not invented - it was discovered.
At Marylebone, where this has been trialed, they fitted the ticket gates with barcode scanners that you just hold your mobile phone's screen over (in addition to the mag-strip slot and Oyster card reader). Worked fine when I used it.
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