Cracking the Code
Remember how worried we were that Bletchley Park might have to close? Well, they are slowly getting some funding. In the fall, they were awarded £500,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund, and DCMS has just awarded them £250,000 to keep the building from falling down. Hardly the £10 million they need, but it's a start. Let's hope the good publicity women in computing have been getting spurs more funding. After all, if Barbie can be an IT professional, and Ada Lovelace (historical hottie, daughter of Byron, inventor of software/programming code) is still technology's most popular heroine, it has to mean bright times ahead for digital heritage!