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Turing's Enduring Importance


Alan Turing

Did Alan Turing's 1936 paper 'On Computable Numbers' influence the early history of computer building?

Credit: The Granger Collection

When Alan Turing was born 100 years ago, on June 23, 1912, a computer was not a thing—it was a person.

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Anonymous

People may be interested to learn that there's a new film about Alan Turing. TuringFilm.com. It broadcast in the UK late last last year. Worldwide distribution plans are being developed now.


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