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#Alan Turing

# alan-turing - Monday 15 July, 2019

World War II codebreaker to be face of Bank of England's new £50 note

The Bank of England said that Alan Turing played a pivotal role in the development of early computers.

# alan-turing - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

More fascinating than fiction: The women codebreakers of WWII

A closer look at the women cryptographers who were instrumental in the Allied war effort against the Nazis.

# alan-turing - Saturday 31 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Benedict Cumberbatch appeals for pardon for gay men convicted of 'indecency' Pardon

Benedict Cumberbatch appeals for pardon for gay men convicted of 'indecency'

Stephen Fry is also one of the signatories of an open letter calling on the British government to pardon the men.

# alan-turing - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Code-breaker who broke Nazi Enigma code given posthumous pardon Ww2

Code-breaker who broke Nazi Enigma code given posthumous pardon

Alan Turing was criminally convicted for being gay and underwent forced hormone treatment to extinguish his sex drive.

# alan-turing - Saturday 23 June, 2012

The Daily Fix: Saturday

All the main news from today, plus a few bits and pieces you may have missed along the way…

WATCH: How to solve the Alan Turing Google Doodle Enigma This post contains videos

WATCH: How to solve the Alan Turing Google Doodle

Puzzles on the search engine’s website are commemorating the 100th anniversary of Turing’s birth.

# alan-turing - Monday 7 May, 2012

Artificial intelligence: how close is it to passing the test? AI

Artificial intelligence: how close is it to passing the test?

Some scientists believe that we are closer than ever to achieving artificial intelligence in machines – but questions about what intelligence really is remain.

# alan-turing - Thursday 29 March, 2012

The incredible story of Alan Turing, who helped beat the Nazis but was then persecuted for his sexuality Alan Turing This post contains images

The incredible story of Alan Turing, who helped beat the Nazis but was then persecuted for his sexuality

Turing, known as the father of modern computing, helped give the Allies their biggest tactical advantage against the Axis forces but died an ignominious death.