WW2 Code-breaker running again

From the BBC, an early computer used to crack some of the Germans’ codes during World War 2 has been restored to working order. The interesting thing is that they had almost no circuit diagrams to work from, so they were basically picking it up as they went along. Those computers were about the size of entire rooms, and had less computing power than the average mobile phone – although I haven’t a clue how I’d go about getting my Samsung to break an Enigma machine!

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