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Alan and I


Alan Turing, illustration

Credit: Aikon-1 (www.aikon-gold.com)

A personal account of Alan Turing's life and impact.

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Jan Vopalensky

Very Biutiful love story. Reminds somewhat of "Uxbal, a man living in this world, but able to see his death, which guides his every move."


Anonymous

You could try to argue that he was, I suppose. Most of the disinsscous of Modernism I've read tend to present early thinkers and a later group working through the implications of their work. By analogy, as Darwin, Freud, or Marx were to modernist culture of the 1920s-40s, so Turing was to postmodernity and the information revolution of the 1960s-80s You might argue that the Turing machine is conceptually closest to the high modernist music, esp. .


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