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The Alan Turing Apology — Why?

September 7, 2009


Not so long ago, we celebrated the posthumous birthday of Alan Turing, who has achieved heroic status in the computing field. He made critical contributions to algorithms, computation, computer design and artificial intelligence, and famously played a role in the efforts to break the German codes during the Second World War. However, his story does […]

Happy Birthday, Alan Turing

June 23, 2009


Today is the birthday of a founding father of my field, and war hero of course, Alan Turing.