Alan Turing

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PhysOrg
Understanding nature's patterns with plasmasthe science of pattern formation," said Lifang Dong, a professor at Hebei Unive
Understanding nature's patterns with plasmas
PhysOrg / Posted 17 hours ago
the science of pattern formation," said Lifang Dong, a professor at Hebei University in China. More than 60 years ago, Alan Turing proposed a simple mathematical model called the reaction-diffusion model that corresponds to the change in space... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Murder investigation launched in Urmston2016 closing ceremony Following heavy rain overnight there are reports of surf
Murder investigation launched in Urmston
Manchester Evening News / Posted yesterday
2016 closing ceremony Following heavy rain overnight there are reports of surface water slowing traffic travelling along Alan Turing Way Traffic travelling between Ashton New Road and Ashton Old Road has been affected. There are apparently some... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Broken down train blocking services between Bolton and Salford Central2016 closing ceremony Following heavy rain overnight there are reports of surf
Broken down train blocking services between Bolton and Salford Central
Manchester Evening News / Posted yesterday
2016 closing ceremony Following heavy rain overnight there are reports of surface water slowing traffic travelling along Alan Turing Way Traffic travelling between Ashton New Road and Ashton Old Road has been affected. There are apparently some... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
M60 drivers face delays following collision near Swinton Interchange2016 closing ceremony Following heavy rain overnight there are reports of surf
M60 drivers face delays following collision near Swinton Interchange
Manchester Evening News / Posted yesterday
2016 closing ceremony Following heavy rain overnight there are reports of surface water slowing traffic travelling along Alan Turing Way Traffic travelling between Ashton New Road and Ashton Old Road has been affected. There are apparently some... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
A decade of dialoguewill appeal to those fascinated by a problem perhaps first raised in its modern
A decade of dialogue
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
will appeal to those fascinated by a problem perhaps first raised in its modern form by the British mathematician Alan Turing. Drawing on the traditional philosophical problem of “other minds” – how can I know with certainty that the... Read more
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FabWags
Allen Leech TV Presenter Charlie Webster's Boyfriendrole in the 2015 Oscar-nominated film The Imitation Game as John Carincross. Wi
Allen Leech TV Presenter Charlie Webster's Boyfriend
FabWags / Posted 5 days ago
role in the 2015 Oscar-nominated film The Imitation Game as John Carincross. With Benedict Cumberbatch as the lead role of Alan Turing, Leech would share some memorable scenes with the star as they work to crack the Germans’ encrypted messages in... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Right To Dissentthey disagree. Freedom to be wrong, heretical or "blasphemous" -- as we have se
The Right To Dissent
Zero Hedge / Posted 5 days ago
they disagree. Freedom to be wrong, heretical or "blasphemous" -- as we have seen with Giordano Bruno, Galileo, Darwin or Alan Turing -- is the only way that civilisation can grow. All of us are free not to listen to people with whom we disagree.... Read more
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express
Your guide to London's blue plaques - and the surprising people honoured with themwhere there is a dedicated section on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender pl
Your guide to London's blue plaques - and the surprising people honoured with them
express / Posted 9 days ago
where there is a dedicated section on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender plaque holders. They include computer pioneer Alan Turing, Carry On actor Kenneth Williams and writers Oscar Wilde and Virginia Woolf. Related articles Just like that!... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
'The Lost Chronicles' great fantasy, fictionby His Majesty’s Secret Service on the eve of WW2; he did serve at the super-se
'The Lost Chronicles' great fantasy, fiction
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
by His Majesty’s Secret Service on the eve of WW2; he did serve at the super-secret spy facility at Bletchley Park; Alan Turing and Ian Fleming were at Bletchley Park; and no one knows what really happened because Tolkien’s records were lost... Read more
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The Irish Times
Dig in: Turing and the mysterious mathematics of sunflowersEver heard of an English scientist by the name of Alan Turing? A brilliant math
Dig in: Turing and the mysterious mathematics of sunflowers
The Irish Times / Posted 11 days ago
Ever heard of an English scientist by the name of Alan Turing? A brilliant mathematician cryptanalyst and the founder of computer science, he was also, as the Oxford Dictionary of Scientific Biography describes him, “the genius loci at Bletchley... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Company fined for illegally posting banners promoting gigs at The Ritzfirm were told to remove a banner advertising an upcoming show by West Coast hi
Company fined for illegally posting banners promoting gigs at The Ritz
Manchester Evening News / Posted 13 days ago
firm were told to remove a banner advertising an upcoming show by West Coast hip-hop musician The Game, found posted on Alan Turing Way in January. Manchester City Council officers warned them they faced an £80 penalty notice for the offence... Read more
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The Atlantic
How Artificial Intelligence Got Its Nameas they are—not so much a mirror of human intellect as something utterly unlike
How Artificial Intelligence Got Its Name
The Atlantic / Posted 14 days ago
as they are—not so much a mirror of human intellect as something utterly unlike us, and all the more potent for this. As Alan Turing himself put it in his 1950 paper on computing machinery and intelligence, “we can only see a short distance... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Program lets computer users 'chat' with WWI Australian servicemanhave real conversations with computers. The Turing Test was proposed 66 years a
Program lets computer users 'chat' with WWI Australian serviceman
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
have real conversations with computers. The Turing Test was proposed 66 years ago by British mathematician and code breaker Alan Turing. Basically, it came down to whether a human could tell he was talking with a computer. Since the 1960s,... Read more
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walesonline
The internet is 25 and might never have happened without a man from Treorchylater be subsumed into the US’s Manhattan Project. He was a pioneer in digital
The internet is 25 and might never have happened without a man from Treorchy
walesonline / Posted 17 days ago
later be subsumed into the US’s Manhattan Project. He was a pioneer in digital computing while working with mathematician Alan Turing in the UK’s National Physics Laboratory.Alan Turing He picked holes in the Enigma code-breaker’s “On Computable... Read more
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dna
Scientists develop software that turns drones into Artistsposition them to dab the ink in just the right places. So far, the flying robo
Scientists develop software that turns drones into Artists
dna / Posted 17 days ago
position them to dab the ink in just the right places. So far, the flying robots have rendered - on paper - portraits of Alan Turing, Grace Kelly and Che Guevara, among others. Each drawing is composed of a few hundred to a few thousand black... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Time suck: Doesn't computeTime suck: Doesn’t compute Doesn’t compute It’s simple, just throw the stick!
Time suck: Doesn't compute
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
Time suck: Doesn’t compute Doesn’t compute It’s simple, just throw the stick! But unfortunately, the statute of Alan Turing (father of computer science) just can’t, despite a determined border collie. The laughter in this video is almost as... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Decoder Margaret Cooper monitored German U-boats during WWIIwith being a ‘bomb’ as you would think of it. It was a machine which had been m
Decoder Margaret Cooper monitored German U-boats during WWII
The Globe and Mail / Posted 20 days ago
with being a ‘bomb’ as you would think of it. It was a machine which had been more or less invented by a man called Turing, Alan Turing [the British computer scientist], which helped to find the setting for decoding encoded messages.” The Enigma... Read more
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express
Is it fate - or is it murder most foul?pre-1967 to be granted full pardons. In some cases, these will have to be post
Is it fate - or is it murder most foul?
express / Posted 25 days ago
pre-1967 to be granted full pardons. In some cases, these will have to be posthumous, as in the case of the late Alan Turing. Turing was the genius who cracked the Nazi’s “unbreakable” secret codes and shortened the Second World War by... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Eddie Redmayne Joins Industrial Age Drama 'The Last Days Of Night'The Last Days of Night. Morten Tyldum is set to direct from a script by Graham
Eddie Redmayne Joins Industrial Age Drama 'The Last Days Of Night'
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 29 days ago
The Last Days of Night. Morten Tyldum is set to direct from a script by Graham Moore. The director-writer team worked on Alan Turing biopic The Imitation Game, which won Moore a best adapted screenplay Oscar nod. The Last Days of Night is based... Read more
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Quartz
Instead of asking, “are robots becoming more human?” we need to ask “are humans becoming more robotic?”overlooked the equally important, inverse question: Are humans becoming more li
Instead of asking, “are robots becoming more human?” we need to ask “are humans becoming more robotic?”
Quartz / Posted a month ago
overlooked the equally important, inverse question: Are humans becoming more like robots? In 1950, computer scientist Alan Turing put forward what’s now known as the “Turing Test.” Essentially, Turing proposed that a key test of machine... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Ozzy Osbourne and son travel the world for new History Channel showson visited while making the show. Being a post-World War II baby, he was parti
Ozzy Osbourne and son travel the world for new History Channel show
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
son visited while making the show. Being a post-World War II baby, he was particularly intrigued by Blechley Park, where Alan Turing and his team developed a primitive computer to crack German codes. But given the singer�s history, the Alamo was... Read more

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