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Alan Turing, age 5

Alan Turing, age 5

Taken from Henrik Olesen’s Some Illustrations to the Life of Alan Turing, 2008  Alan Turing is credited with both breaking Germany`s World War II Enigma code and developing the first modern computer. He was also gay; charged as such under British law, he chose to accept state-administered “corrective” hormone therapy over incarceration. A few years after his trial, Turing, biting into a cyanide-coated apple, committed suicide - Mutual Art  via We Find Wilderness

Taken from Henrik Olesen’s Some Illustrations to the Life of Alan Turing,

Alan Turing's 100th: 12 Celebratory Images From Across the Web

Alan Turing's 100th: 12 Celebratory Images From Across the Web

Alan Turing's 12 Celebratory Images From Across the Web

Joan Clarke Murray codebreaker at Bletchley Park during World War II, became deputy head of Hut 8 in 1944. Code breaking was almost exclusively done by men during the war. Clarke was paid less than the men and felt that she was prevented from progressing further because of her gender. She was a English cryptanalyst and numismatist ~

Joan Clarke, the cryptanalyst war-heroine, and the women of Bletchley Park (you never heard of)

History: Joan Clarke Murray codebreaker at Bletchley Park during World War II. Code breaking was almost exclusively done by men during the war. She was a English cryptanalyst and numismatist ~

Could you have been a codebreaker at Bletchley Park? - Telegraph

Could you have been a codebreaker at Bletchley Park?

The famed British codebreakers of Bletchley Park placed a challenging crossword puzzle in the Daily Telegraph newspaper on January Anyone (man or woman) who could solve it in un…

Enigma machine. Alan Turing was part of the British cryptographic team at Bletchley Park that cracked the German Enigma code during World War II.

Alan Turing's Universal Machine is named greatest British innovation of the 20th Century

I'm so happy to hear Alan Turing's story being told, even if it is by way of a Hollywood movie. Turing was part of the British cryptographic team at Bletchley Park that cracked the German Enigma code during World War II.

Alan Turing (1912 – 1954) - Turing is considered to be the father of theoretical computer science and artificial intelligence. During the Second World War, he worked at Bletchley Park, Britain's codebreaking centre. His work shortened the war in Europe by more than two years. Here seen in 1951.

During the Second World War, Turing worked for the Government Code and Cypher School (GC&CS) at Bletchley Park, Britain's codebreaking centre. For a time he led Hut the section responsible for German naval cryptanalysis.

Alan Turing Statue by Stephen Kettle, Bletchley Park by Downtime_1882, via Flickr

Alan Turing Statue by Stephen Kettle. Made of thousands of slate stones from Wales. Have seen this at Bletchley Park - it is astonishing.

Bletchley Park World War 2 | Bletchley Park Turing Bombe

A gallery of images from Bletchley Park, home to the National Codes Centre and the National Museum of Computing, for the Turing centenary

The wartime codebreaker and computing genius was pursued for homosexuality, but nobody – until film-makers came along – accused him of being a traitor, writes Alex von Tunzelmann

Benedict Cumberbatch plays British mathematician Alan Turing in The Imitation Game. "You're not asked to like the character," Cumberbatch says. "You're introduced to him, warts and all.

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