ICL Spares Division Repair Technology

Head-hunter

It turned out that ICL had a major, and very expensive problem. As a computer hardware company operating in many countries in the world, they…


GEC-Elliott Traffic Automation

Interview

I got the interview by mistake, not that it turned out badly or anything, just that the interviewer and I had a complete failure on language.…


International Computers Ltd, Stevenage, England.

I started work, but went straight back to school. The learning curve was extremely steep.

ICL had been formed in 1968 by the forced merger of…


The University of Kent at Canterbury

Natural Science, part 1

The University of Kent at Canterbury was, in 1968, a very new place indeed. This was, for sure, not an old English institution.…


Hitchin Boys’ Grammar School

Beginnings

I remember, rather vaguely, my first days at Hitchin Boys’. The buildings were very large, and in some places very old. As one approached the school…


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