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  • LEO on the Radio - Over time there have been a number of programmes on the BBC Radio which have talked about LEO. Neville Lyons put together material extracted from the BBC programmes together with relevant Slides to provide visual content and this was presented on 12 December 2023. A recording is available here Zoom Recording To listen to the […]
  • A VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE OF THE WORLD’S FIRST BUSINESS COMPUTER - December 23 Since 2018 the Cambridge-based Centre for Computing History (CCH) has been working in partnership with the LEO Computers Society on a lottery-funded project to provide a long-term, centralised home for the society’s historically important and internationally significant heritage relating to LEO (Lyons Electronic Office), the world’s first business computer, so that the collection […]
  • More on the UK IT Industry Award 2023 - BCS has published an article Online here
  • UK IT Industry Award 2023 - The LEO Computers Society and the Centre for Computing History have been awarded “Highly Commended” in the UK IT Industry awards for 2023., charities sector. John Paschoud, Vince Bodsworth, Peter Byford and Bernard Behr attended the Black tie event on November 8th at the Evolution Centre in Battersea Park
  • LEO Matters issue 14, November 2023 - LEO Matters Issue 14, November 2023 has been published and circulated to Members and others. It can be downloaded by following the download link on this page .
  • LEO Computers Society and CCH win Runner up position in BCS IT Innovation Award (Charities Sector) - The British Computer Society (BCS) and Computing ran their Annual IT Innovation awards event at the Evolution Centre in Battersea Park on Wednesday 8th Nov evening. One prize was for IT Innovation in the Charities Sector and this was won by Plant Heritage with LEO Computers Society and The Centre for Computing History (CCH) as […]
  • u3a Podcast on J. Lyons and the LEO 1 Story - Neville Lyons continues his contribution to the u3a Podcast series with an outline of the J. Lyons investment and development of LEO 1. https://www.leo-computers.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/IMG_1491.jpeg
  • u3a Podcast on J. Lyons & Co. Story - Neville Lyons has participated in recent u3a radio podcast which covers J ​Lyons story, available on YouTube. J Lyons & Co was famous throughout most of the 20th century for its Teashops, Corner House Restaurants and food manufacture. Since 2008, Neville Lyons ((relative of co-founder) has given more than 200 presentations covering the history of J Lyons, the development and manufacture of […]
  • Virtual LEO I now available on iPad - The Virtual LEO I model is now available to download to iPad and is available from the Apple App Store More news on the availability of Virtual LEO 1 on Android devices can be seen on the new Website https://www.leo1.co.uk
  • Virtual LEO I launch - A Virtual LEO I is now available via a new Website https://www.leo1.co.uk

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