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Today, the UK government have confirmed Alan Turing’s “guilt”

Alan Turing – one of the most remarkable minds of the twentieth century; developer in the 1930s of the mathematical concept of a Universal Machine, the theoretical blueprint for the device on which you are reading this – has been … Continue reading

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I don’t think Alan Turing should be pardoned. This is why.

Alan Turing, if you need a quick primer, was a British mathematician, cryptanalyst, and computer scientist. In 1936 he published a paper, On computable numbers with an application to the Entscheidungsproblem, which – with its theoretical model of a ‘Universal … Continue reading

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