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Turing at 2012 Olympics II: Robot to Carry Olympic Torch?

Days to Centenary:  264 In an earlier post, I mentioned a proposal by John Graham-Cumming to name the marathon at the London 2012 Olympics the “Turing Marathon” to mark the centenary of Alan Turing’s birth and to commemorate him as … Continue reading

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Turing at 2012 Olympics: The “Turing Marathon”?

Days to Centenary:  264 As Turing cognoscente will know, Alan Turing was not exclusively cerebral.  He was a world-class long-distance runner who was known to run from Bletchley Park (where he worked on breaking Nazi codes during World War II) … Continue reading

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