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Old 20. Feb 2015, 03:04 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by garth View Post
Can't resist expanding on MC's reference to Enigma.
This man, Alan Turing, was a genius by any measure, and should be a household name in the same way that Bill Gates and Steve Jobs are, since Turing is the father of modern computing as we know it.
Couldn't agree more. I had the pleasure of visiting Bletchley Park on several occasions and it was truly wonderful to stand there and try to imagine what the environment would have been like during the war years.
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