(wynn abbott - instagram) A new sculpture of Alan Turing has been put on display in Paddington, London. During World War II, Alan Turing, who is known as the father of modern computing, devised the Turing Bombe, a codebreaking devic...
Here’s a lovely thing. Three new sculptures of local heroes have appeared near St Mary’s, Paddington. The two-dimensional artworks depict famous nurse Mary Seacole, computer pioneer Alan Turing and Paddington Bear author Michael Bond, clutching his famous creation. Show More Summary
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A musical examination of computer pioneer Alan Turing's life is a subtle rendition of a complex and sensitive story
NCAA basketball players aren't the only ones who can throw down. Geekwire has laid down a geek gauntlet, pitting nerd against nerd for "greatest geek of all time" bragging rights. Starting tonight the final four geeks— Alan Turing, Linus...Show More Summary
To call Alan Kay brilliant is an understatement. Kay, in case you're unfamiliar with his work, is a Turing Award winner who played an integral role in the development of object oriented programming. A highly respected computer scientist,...Show More Summary
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(Phys.org) —In 1936, Alan Turing showed that all computers are simply manifestations of an underlying logical architecture, no matter what materials they're made of. Although most of the computer's we're familiar with are made of silicon semiconductors, other computers have been made of DNA, light, legos, paper, and many other unconventional materials.
By Philip Pilkington, a writer and research assistant at Kingston University in London. You can follow him on Twitter @pilkingtonphil We have a lot to be thankful for today that we owe to Alan Turing – who is generally recognised as among the first, if not the first, computer scientist. Show More Summary
For an unsentimental Silicon Valley giant, Google does have a soft spot for Bletchley Park, the wartime home of Alan Turing and his codebreakers. Having previously donated $850,000 to help restore the site, which now houses the National...Show More Summary
The smartphones, desktop computers and laptops/notebooks upon which most of us have grown dependent in the 21st century likely would not exist if it wasn’t for the little-known Alan Turing. This brilliant mathematician who was born in...Show More Summary
Two Finnish artists turn industrial mechanisms like ball bearings, magnets, and solenoids into art. In the 1950s, Alan Turing made the captivating observation that two chemicals interacting formed a recognizable pattern, later observed on sand dunes, fish scales, hair follicles, and just about every other seemingly “random” phenomena on Earth. Show More Summary
UK band Fiction's debut cd features 'The Apple' as a tribute song to the WWII British mathematician and father of computer science read more
In 1950, Alan Turing proposed a test to measure the intelligence of machines, one that's still in use today. If a human couldn't distinguish a...
As they lean on the table above Alan, there is an exchange between Chris and one of the other boys. Alan wants to claw his way through the wood and nails and see if Chris is up for a game of chess. If only he could, Turing, covered in...Show More Summary
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Star Trek into Darkness actor Benedict Cumberbatch is in talks to play an English mathematician. If Cumberbatch does sign the deal, he would take on the role of Alan Turing in The Imitation Game. Turing was a mathematician and a genius who worked at Bletchley Park, where codebreakers worked to decrypt ciphers and codes including [...]
Now here is a great man of the computing world, Alan Turing, the British mathematician who is credited with breaking the codes of the World War II Enigma machine and is considering the founding father of computer science and the concept of Artificial Intelligence. Show More Summary
This falls within the realm of strong rumor, but it's an exciting rumor all the same. Deadline is reporting that Benedict Cumberbatch is "in deep conversations" to play cryptanalyst and computer scientist Alan Turing in the biopic The Imitation Game, a script from the 2011 Black List. Show More Summary
The Star Trek Into Darkness star is in talks to play mathematician Alan Turing in director Morten Tydlum's biopic. [...]