emp 2020.fwOn Wednesday 22/1/2020, A class students visited the Greek ICT Museum, the only one of its kind in Southeastern Europe. It started its activities in 2009 and since 2012 it has been the only official institution in Greece where knowledge about the evolution of ICT (from 1970 to 1995) can be accessed.

The students were guided by the Museum’s educational programs expert and attended a presentation which included:

  • the history of the evolution of ICT ιστορική αναδρομή στην εξέλιξη της
  • interactive exhibition of the spare parts used in the first computers
  • presentation of the first personal computers
  • demonstration of the use of the first microcomputers
  • interactive uploading of a game in a 30-year old computer
  • presentation of IBM PC compatibles
  • presentation of video consoles and of the first games
  • presentation of the first portable computers
  • presentation of the first data storage devices (punch cards, magnetic tapes, cassettes, tapes)
  • presentation of tera hard discs
  • presentation of ROM & RAM computer memories of the 1960’s
  • history of the Internet and demonstration of use of the first modems.

Later on, students walked around the museum and observed rare technological exhibits such as older computers, programs, electronic games, cassettes, diskettes, floppy discs etc, which contributed to the evolution of technology. We would like to thank the museum personnel for their hospitality.

The visit was organized by the Assistant Director and ICT teacher D. Angelidakis and the students were accompanied by Ms M. Syka, ICT teacher, Ms A. Giourga and Mr D. Christopoulos, Greek language and History teachers, Mr N. Tasos, Maths teacher and Ms L. Mamali, PE teacher.