Alan Turing: The Enigma: The Book That Inspired the Film "The Imitation Game", http://www.amazon.com/dp/069116472X/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_awdm_wiIRub0S7FMF9

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Alan Turing's 5 Most Powerful Quotes

Alan Turing, British mathematician altered the course of the C. His 1936 paper laid the foundation of computer science, providing the first formal concept of a computer algorithm.

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“Sometimes it’s the people no one imagines anything of who do the things that no one can imagine.” ~ Alan Turing - Quotesville.Net

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It is hard to overstate the importance of Alan Turing, the British mathematician who died in 1954. He was a hero in science, for one. Turing invented the concepts that underlie modern computers and artificial intelligence. And he was a hero in war: He was a vital part of the British cryptographic team at Bletchley Park that cracked the German Enigma code during World War II.

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Just For Fun

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Alan Turing Bombe machine (top) and the Christopher machine in the movie (bottom). See more pics at: http://www.historyvshollywood.com/reelfaces/imitation-game/

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Could you have been a codebreaker at Bletchley Park?

The Imitation Game: Could you have been a codebreaker at Bletchley Park? original crossword

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Pls sign this petition @stephenfry campaign & endorsed by @HRC #notjustturing @ImitationGame https://www.change.org/p/british-government-pardon-all-49-000-men-who-like-alan-turing-were-persecuted-and-criminalized-under-british-law-for-gross-indecency-section-11-of-the-criminal-law-amendment-act-1885-which-was-overturned-in-1967-which-prosecuted-them-for-being-gay?just_created=true …

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Alan Turing (1912 – 1954) - Turing is considered to be the father of theoretical computer science and artificial intelligence. During the Second World War, he worked at Bletchley Park, Britain's codebreaking centre. His work shortened the war in Europe by more than two years. Here seen in 1951.

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