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[The New Yorker] Will the Real Alan Turing Please Stand Up


Ross’ Remarks: Like many, I saw the new movie, “The Imitation Game” purportedly about the life and times of code breaker and computer theory pioneer, Alan Turing. But, as you’ll see in the article below, the real Alan Turing bore little resemblance to the emotionally tone deaf, meek, ashamed weirdo depicted in the movie. See the whole story here.

The New Yorker

On June 8, 1954, Alan Turing, a forty-one-year-old research scientist at Manchester University, was found dead by his housekeeper. Before getting into bed the night before, he had taken a few bites out of an apple that was, apparently, laced with cyanide…..

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