Software Gallery opens at the National Museum of Computing


How software powers the PC

Source:  TNMOC

Sir Charles Dunstone is accompanied by National Museum of Computing volunteer Jill Clarke, who first proposed the creation of the Software Gallery. Here they look at a display with a PC broken down into its constituent parts to demonstrate how software powers every component of the computer. 

"Our museum has some of the most amazing working hardware on display, but as a software engineer, I felt we were missing a huge part of the computing heritage story: the development of software," said Clarke.

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