Tag Archive | Turing machine

Alan Turing: Listen to Restored Recording of Music on his Turing Machine

Alan Turing: Listen to Restored Recording of Music on his Turing Machine

Danny Lewis of smithsonian.com writes on how gay computer scientist, Alan Turing, saw the potential of his Turing machine for more than just computing, he managed to play music with it! Alan Turing is best-known as one of the world’s first computer scientists and the brains behind the effort to crack the German’s Enigma code […]

Benedict Cumberbatch And Stephen Fry Among Supporters Of Request For LGBT Pardon

Benedict Cumberbatch And Stephen Fry Among Supporters Of Request For LGBT Pardon

An open letter, calling on the British Government to pardon 49,000 individuals, of which 15,000 are still living today, who were convicted of homosexual acts, has been signed by such luminaries as Stephen Fry and Benedict Cumberbatch, along with Alan Turing’s niece, Rachel Barnes, and the director of the Imitation Games, Morten Tyldum. The letter […]