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Alan Turing Helps You Grow Your Inner Child and Get Rid of Unsightly Wrinkles!

“A Great science fiction detective story” – Ian Watson, author of The Universal Machine NOW AVAILABLE for instant download! Click to find out more. Days to Centenary: 5 5… 4… 3… 2… 1…! Just 5 short days to the Turing … Continue reading

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Turing Media Feast, Part I: Radiolab Goes Turing

“A Great science fiction detective story” – Ian Watson, author of The Universal Machine Days to Centenary: 85 Just before we move on: The Turing Tenner Prize has yet to be claimed! See the previous post for details.  The deadline … Continue reading

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An Alan Turing Year That is for Everyone

“A Great science fiction detective story” – Ian Watson, author of The Universal Machine  Days to Centenary:  170 Believe it or not there are still places on the Earth where there are no internet connections — such places certainly exist in the … Continue reading

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Podcasting Alan Turing, Review 3: Groks Science Show, “Alan Turing”

Days to Centenary: 252 This is the third in a series of reviews of English-language podcasts that relate to Alan Turing (all of which are available for free through iTunes). With any luck I will review them all before the … Continue reading

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Podcasting Alan Turing, Review #1: TechStuff’s “Spotlight On Alan Turing”

Days to Centenary: 263 This is the first in a series of reviews of podcasts available for free through iTunes that relate to Alan Turing. It’s my intention to review all such podcasts on this site before the centenary arrives. … Continue reading

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The Definitive Turing Biography: “Alan Turing: The Enigma” by Andrew Hodges

Days to Centenary: 264 Andrew Hodges was uniquely qualified to write a biography of Alan Turing on at least three counts.  First, he is a professor at Wadham College, Oxford, working in the mathematics of theoretical physics.  Second, he is … Continue reading

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