A Computer Called Leo

Georgina Ferry's account of Lyons Teashops and the world's first office computer; reader Maggie Tagney.

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01From Ciggies To Nippies20030908
02Brain Meets Brew20030909

J Lyons and Co team up with Cambridge University.

03But How To Give A Machine Memory?20030910

A team is assembled to construct LEO - the Lyons Electronic Office.

04Leo The Brain Will Do Your Thinking For You20030911
05Mergers And Acquisitions20030912

Lyons' innovation in the computing field is imitated and overtaken.