Alan Turing was an English mathematician, wartime code-breaker and pioneer of computer science.

Alan Turing: Creator of modern computing

Alan Turing was an English mathematician, wartime code-breaker and pioneer of computer science.

A biography of the English mathematician Alan Turing, who was one of the inventors of the digital computer and one of the key figures in the breaking of the Enigma code, used by the Germans to send secret orders to their U-boats in World War II. Turing was also a homosexual in Britain at a time when this was illegal, besides being a security risk.

A biography of the English mathematician Alan Turing, who was one of the inventors of the digital computer and one of the key figures in the breaking of the Enigma code, used by the Germans to send secret orders to their U-boats in World War II. Turing was also a homosexual in Britain at a time when this was illegal, besides being a security risk.

Find out more about logician and mathematician Alan Turing, including what he proved in his paper, 'On Computable Numbers,' at Biography.com.

Find out more about logician and mathematician Alan Turing, including what he proved in his paper, 'On Computable Numbers,' at Biography.com.

Alan Turing : the enigma : Notes by the author, Andrew Hodges | #AlanTuringYear

Alan Turing : the enigma : Notes by the author, Andrew Hodges | #AlanTuringYear

The Imitation Game: Alan Turing Decoded

The Imitation Game: Alan Turing Decoded

Alan Turing, father of it all

Alan Turing, father of it all

Benedict Cumberbatch brings the fascinating life of British codebreaker Alan Turing to the big screen in the new biopic "The Imitation Game."  Who was the real Alan Turing? Read on to find  out. . .

Benedict Cumberbatch brings the fascinating life of British codebreaker Alan Turing to the big screen in the new biopic "The Imitation Game." Who was the real Alan Turing? Read on to find out. . .

Haven't seen this version but the life of Alan Turing is inspiring. Unique thinker.

Haven't seen this version but the life of Alan Turing is inspiring. Unique thinker.

Alan Turing by Andrew Hodges:  Fascinating biography of the brilliant Cambridge mathematician who masterminded the cracking of the German Enigma code and was the father of the modern computer.

Alan Turing by Andrew Hodges: Fascinating biography of the brilliant Cambridge mathematician who masterminded the cracking of the German Enigma code and was the father of the modern computer.

The 13 Best Biographies, Memoirs, and History Books of 2013 | Brain Pickings

The 13 Best Biographies, Memoirs, and History Books of 2013

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