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Computer Weekly 50th anniversary special
It’s been 50 years since Computer Weekly's launch on 22 September 1966. To mark this achievement, we have compiled a special edition of the magazine to reflect on how much the British technology industry has contributed over that time – and, of course, to celebrate our role in keeping IT professionals in touch with those developments – week-in, week-out, for half a century. Read this 100-page anniversary special now.
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Features in this issue
Launched in 1966 as part of a modernising wave to change British society, Computer Weekly battled for the nation’s industry against the US, and saw IT as an entry ticket to the Common Market
We examine how the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s became an age of great innovation for the British computer industry
Computer Weekly’s journey through 50 years of innovation in technology continues with a look back at the history of the internet and the huge changes it has brought to society
There is a link between the world’s first working computer and the world’s most successful chip: they are both British
From working in statistics departments to becoming a key part of any business transformation – as Computer Weekly gets ready to celebrate its 50th anniversary, we look back at the changing role of IT leaders
As Computer Weekly prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary this September, we take a look at how government IT has changed over the years