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Reflections of Alan Turing: A Relative Story Kindle Edition
Everyone knows the story of the codebreaker and computer science pioneer Alan Turing.
When Dermot Turing is asked about his famous uncle, people want to know more than the bullet points of his life. They want to know everything was Alan Turing actually a codebreaker? What did he make of artificial intelligence? What is the significance of Alan Turings trial, his suicide, the Royal Pardon, the £50 note and the film The Imitation Game?
In Reflections of Alan Turing, Dermot strips off the layers to uncover the real story. Its time to discover a fresh legacy of Alan Turing for the twenty-first century.
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A timely and important book … [an] exploration of the possibilities of AI and beyond.-- Sir Adrian Smith FRS
Strips away the encrusted hagiography that has developed around Alan Turing in recent years … a passionate argument for the lessons we should draw from his life and his extraordinary scientific achievements.-- Robert Hannigan
Fascinating and highly readable ... My wife Rohini and I feel particularly grateful to have a special link to [Alan Turing] through our house in Coonoor … where Alan’s mother lived for many years.-- Nandan Nilekani
Essential reading for anyone who thinks they know the history of Alan Turing … a significant reappraisal of his meaning for us today.-- Dr Tilly Blyth
Dermot compels us to learn from his uncle’s incredible life and many achievements in our own pursuit of creating a better world for all.-- Liz Carr --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.
About the Author
Dermot Turing is the author of the acclaimed biography Prof, about the life of his uncle, Alan Turing and X, Y & Z: the Real Story of How Enigma Was Broken. He spent his career in the legal profession after graduating from Cambridge and Oxford, and is a trustee of Bletchley Park. He has extensive knowledge of World War II code-breaking and is a regular presenter at major cryptology events. He lives in St Albans.--This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.
- ASIN : B08R9BM4YB
- Publisher : The History Press (22 April 2021)
- Language : English
- File size : 5088 KB
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Not Enabled
- Word Wise : Enabled
- Print length : 187 pages
- Best Sellers Rank: 109,695 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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