We had a giggle on the classified ads page, particularly the one at the bottom for Rentaman – for IT manpower services. Or how about the ad which states: "PUNCHING PROBLEM? -Immediate capacity available, paper tape any code (no conversion) and 80 column cards. 24-hour turn round with collection and delivery service."
On slide 6, we present the main feature article in Computer Weekly's January 24 1974 about the Post Office's telephony upgrade.
The National Museum of Computing has a full copy of every print edition of Computer Weekly since our first in September 1966, and is now digitising the archive.
More articles from the Computer Weekly archive
- What was happening in the IT world in July 1969 when Apollo 11 achieved its goal of putting a man on the moon?
- The first edition of Computer Weekly: September 22 1966