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Alan Turing: Is He Really the Father of Computing?


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Ace Pilot

The Ace Pilot, seen here at the Science Museum in London, was built after Turing had walked away from the project.

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When Alan Turing arrived to start work at the National Physical Laboratory at Teddington, south-west London, he was 33 years old. It was October 1945 and he was placed in a section by himself, with instructions to design a new type of calculating machine.

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