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Turing-Welchman Bombe completed.

October 4th, 2015

Well, it’s finally complete! Probably what most people want to see is the Bombe in action so here we go. For those who haven’t been following the whole project basically I reverse engineered then build my own desktop version of the Bletchley Park Bombe, the machine the British used to help solve the Enigma code […]

Turing-Welchman Bombe update.

June 24th, 2015

A quick update on my Bombe project. I am too lazy to write it all up in detail so here is a film! I had sent links to the previous update to the various geek sites but no one was interested I guess. Not geeky enough? Even with a Raspberry Pi, an Arduino AND a homemade […]

A Turing/Welchman Bombe.

June 14th, 2015

This is the next step after my Enigma machine wristwatch project and putting my Orwell computer into a case. The next step was to investigate and hopefully simulate the Turing/Welchman Bombe. The Bombe is the machine used by the British in WW2 to help decode Enigma encoded messages. If you saw the film The Imitation Game you […]

Turing Welchman Bombe BASIC code.

June 14th, 2015

This is a follow on from my software Bombe post here: http://www.asciimation.co.nz/bb/2015/06/14/a-turingwelchman-bombe The code is written to run on my home made Orwell 6502 computer. Orwell runs a modified version of MS Basic which is the same BASIC run on many 80s computers so this code should be easily portable to run on any similar machines. The […]

Orwell computer case.

April 25th, 2015

      Since no one reads this stuff here is a film 🙂 Over the last month or so I finally got around to making a housing for my Orwell computer. After a little distraction trying to get a SID chip working (I didn’t) I decided the hardware is finally done so it’s time to […]

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