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  1. Computing Britain: Omnibus: 1980s onwards

    …In the 80s, computers came to school. The BBC Computer Literacy Project was…

    …In the 80s, computers came to school. The BBC Computer Literacy Project was aimed initially at adults, but somehow ended up putting a beige BBC Microcomputer…

    …In the 80s, computers came to school. The BBC Computer Literacy Project was aimed initially at adults, but somehow ended up putting a beige BBC Microcomputer in the corner of nearly every classroom in the land. Meanwhile, 'micro computers'…

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  2. Computing Britain: Omnibus: 1940s to 1970s

    …From the mobile phone to the office computer, mathematician Hannah Fry looks…

    …From the mobile phone to the office computer, mathematician Hannah Fry looks back at 70 years of computing history, to reveal the UK's lead role in developing…

    …From the mobile phone to the office computer, mathematician Hannah Fry looks back at 70 years of computing history, to reveal the UK's lead role in developing the technology we use today. This omnibus edition is taken from a series first…

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  3. Computing Britain: Computing Britain - Welcome

    …Welcome to this new BBC podcast. If you subscribe to this podcast feed, you…

    …Welcome to this new BBC podcast. If you subscribe to this podcast feed, you should receive the first episode of this series automatically within the next seven…

    …Welcome to this new BBC podcast. If you subscribe to this podcast feed, you should receive the first episode of this series automatically within the next seven days…

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  4. Computing Britain

    …Hannah Fry looks back at 75 years of computing history to reveal the UK's lead…

    …Hannah Fry looks back at 75 years of computing history to reveal the UK's lead role in developing the technologies we rely on today…

    …Hannah Fry looks back at 75 years of computing history to reveal the UK's lead role in developing the technologies we rely on today…

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  5. Computing Britain: Mobile Revolution

    …Hannah Fry tells the story of the little known British company in Cambridge…

    …Hannah Fry tells the story of the little known British company in Cambridge that designs and build the ARM chip, found in almost every mobile device in the…

    …Hannah Fry tells the story of the little known British company in Cambridge that designs and build the ARM chip, found in almost every mobile device in the world, and the impact it has had in powering the digital age. The team at Acorn had…

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  6. Computing Britain: UK Gaming

    …Computers in British schools and homes nurtured a generation of programmers who…

    …Computers in British schools and homes nurtured a generation of programmers who cut their teeth in the 1980s playing and writing video games. Mathematician…

    …Computers in British schools and homes nurtured a generation of programmers who cut their teeth in the 1980s playing and writing video games. Mathematician Hannah Fry talks to the Oliver Twins, who as teenagers won a games-writing…

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  7. Computing Britain: Electronic Brains

    … the incredible story of the creation, in Britain, of the computer memory. Three teams from…

    … the incredible story of the creation, in Britain, of the computer memory. Three teams from…

    … the incredible story of the creation, in Britain, of the computer memory. Three teams from…

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  8. Computing Britain: Dotcom Bubble

    …The city went crazy for dot com companies in 1999. But in March 2000, the boom…

    …The city went crazy for dot com companies in 1999. But in March 2000, the boom suddenly turned into a bust. Hannah discovers that technology then wasn't up to…

    …The city went crazy for dot com companies in 1999. But in March 2000, the boom suddenly turned into a bust. Hannah discovers that technology then wasn't up to the job.…

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  9. Computing Britain: Connected Thinking

    …Long before the heroics of the world wide web, the internet was born out of a…

    …Long before the heroics of the world wide web, the internet was born out of a mixture of American ambition and British thrift. Packet Switching was the name…

    …Long before the heroics of the world wide web, the internet was born out of a mixture of American ambition and British thrift. Packet Switching was the name coined by Welsh computer scientist Donald Davies in an effort to link the early…

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  10. Computing Britain: The Job Killer

    …From the earliest days of electronic computers, commentators feared that mass…

    …From the earliest days of electronic computers, commentators feared that mass unemployment would result from the efficiencies of computers and automation in…

    …From the earliest days of electronic computers, commentators feared that mass unemployment would result from the efficiencies of computers and automation in the workplace. These fears would resurface over the decades, but came to a head…

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