For more information on the Colossus and the Colossus Rebuild Project, check out The National Museum of Computing's Colossus Exhibit information webpage.
While the Colossus Rebuilt Project was a massive undertaking, restoring vintage computers isn?t only a project museums. IT pros from around the world take pride and pleasure in refurbishing and rebuilding old computers. What about you?
Take this TR Dojo poll and let me know if you ever rebuilt an old computer.
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Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the social research and energy industries. He has bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Louisville, where he has also lectured on computer crime and crime prevention.