“We can only see a short distance ahead, but we can see plenty there that needs to be done.” – A.M Turing –
“A computer would deserve to be called intelligent if it could deceive a human into believing that it was human.” – A.M. Turing –
Alan Turing was a mathematician, cryptographer and pioneer of computer science who possessed one of the greatest brains of the 20th century. His life was one of secret triumphs shadowed by public tragedy. Familiarize yourself with the work and genius of Alan Turing in this short documentary just released in celebration of the centenary of his birth (23 June 1912 – 7 June 1954).
Presented by Dr James Grime, Enigma Project Officer at the University’s Millennium Mathematics Project
Released by Cambridge University