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To build on the successes of the Testery, attention was focussed on speeding up code-breaking with machines. Headed up by Max Newman, the Newmanry unit created machines that were dubbed Robinsons (after the cartoonist Heath Robinson). They were electro-mechanical devices that were able to find the start wheel positions of the Lorenz messages, but they had serious shortcomings.

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  • Title: Speeding up code-breaking
  • Location: The National Museum of Computing

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