One of the early pioneers of computer science, Alan Turing is best known for his work on breaking the Nazi Enigma code during the Second World War. His work for the British code-breaking outfit Bletchley Park during that time are considered fundamental to modern cryptography -- so much so that some of his work has remained under wraps for nearly 70 years. Now, in celebration of what would have been Turing's 100th birthday, two of his foundational essays on code breaking have been released by the U.
During World War II, Alan Turing, who is known as the father of modern computing, devised the Turing Bombe, a codebreaking device that was used to decipher the Nazi enigma codes, up to 3,000 messages per day. He was also... Read Post
Benedict Cumberbatch stars as British scientist Alan Turing, who helped decrypt the German’s Enigma machine in World War II and was one of the pioneers of computer science. Also starring Kiera Knightley and Charles Dance. Read Post