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Wikileaks at Film Series of the Museum of Computer Science
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Wikileaks at Film Series of the Museum of Computer Science

Cinema Forum on ‘The Fifth Estate’, Wednesday 18 February at 15.00h. What is the price of keeping or revealing secrets? Between 2007 and 2010 internet platform Wikileaks made public on its website the biggest leakage of classified documents of history, it uncovered the management of big corporations and government policies. The Higher Technical School of Computer Engineering (ETSINF) of UPV has organised a new initiative...

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09 Feb 2015
Donate, Learn and Collaborate!
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Donate, Learn and Collaborate!

As you may know, MUSEUM OF COMPUTER SCIENCE,which is legally recognised by Generalitat Valenciana, is working hard to preserve and disseminate the cultural heritage of the computer science. Thanks to the effort of all members of ETSINF team (PDI, PAS and students) we are trying to awake vocations among high school students. More than 4.000 students have visited our facilities, and it is for sure...

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12 Jan 2015
‘Minerva’ joins the collection of the Museum of Computing Science
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‘Minerva’ joins the collection of the Museum of Computing Science

The Museum of Computing Science (ETSINF) latest addition is a mechanical calculator called Minerva, one of the first mechanical calculation devices will be part of a new section dedicated to adding machines. The ‘Minerva’ calculator was the most remarkable and successful Spanish adding machine. More than 70.000 machines were built from 1946 to 1969, and many of them were exported to more than 80 different...

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10 Jan 2015
II Film Series – Museum of Computing
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II Film Series – Museum of Computing

In times when it is difficult to distinguish between the good ones and the bad ones, we bring to the “Film Series – Museum of Computing” four films about four controversial personalities who have revolutionized the world of computers. Some believe these figures are visionaries that have improved society and others tend to think they are fanatics and obsessed who are just looking for their...

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17 Nov 2014
ATARI microcomputers
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ATARI microcomputers

Atari microcomputers Natàlia Cervelló Fenollar It all started with an electronics engineer who felt passionate about videogames, Nolan Bushnell, who decided together with a colleague, Ted Dabney, to start a business which at first was intended to be about videogames. With this in mind and 500 dollars, they created Syzgy, wait a minute… are we going to talk about Atari? Yes, the name was already...

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13 Nov 2014
Assessment of the First Edition of Valencia Va De Retro in the ETSINF
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Assessment of the First Edition of Valencia Va De Retro in the ETSINF

The Museum of Computer Science of the Higher Technical School of Computer Engineering, ETSINF , in UPV hosted on Saturday 4 October the first edition of Valencia Va De Retro. It is a retrocomputing and video games fair which belongs to the international Vintage Computer Festival. The event has been extremely successful. The public attending, composed of different profiles and all ages, enjoyed several activities and...

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11 Nov 2014
II Film Series – The Social Network
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II Film Series – The Social Network

Discussion of the Facebook at Film Series of the Museum of Computer Science: Cinema Forum on ‘The Social Network’, Wednesday 26 November at 16:30h. Do you usually use the Facebook? Do you know something about its origin? How did the idea come about? Was it Mark Zuckerberg’s idea? Who were helping him? And, Who were trying to stop it? All the answers are in ‘The...

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09 Nov 2014
Valencia Va De Retro
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Valencia Va De Retro

The Museum of Computer Science of the Higher Technical School of Computer Engineering of UPV will host next Monday 4 October the first edition of Valencia Va De Retro. This retro computing and video games fair starts to be a part of the ‘Vintage Computer Festival’ international circuit. Valencia Va De Retro’s goals are the promotion, dissemination and preservation of classical IT; not only commercialized...

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15 Sep 2014
Scratch Day –  Learn Computer Programming!
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Scratch Day – Learn Computer Programming!

TheMuseum of Computer Science and ACM UPV Chapter will carry out Scratch Day on September 22. This activity will help you to develop small projects in the educational environment of Scratch computer programming. This educational setting enables people without any previous knowledge to get results quickly without having to learn how to use programming language.   Scratch facilitates the creation of interactive stories, games and animations;...

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12 Sep 2014
Retrocomputing and Scratch Workshops – Summer UPV
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Retrocomputing and Scratch Workshops – Summer UPV

The Museum of Computer Science, located at ETSINF, has organised among UPV Summer Universityprogramme, the following events:   SCRATCH WORKSHOP: IMAGINE, PROGRAMME, SHARE The Scratch Workshop will be on June 30, at the Higher Technical School of Computer Engineering (ETSINF) It will be interesting for those of you interested in gaining basic knowledge of programming in a fun and easy way, but also its integration...

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16 Jun 2014
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