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    Alan Turing

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    Biography (Early Life): Alan Turing was born in June 23, 1912. At his early age he was separated from his parents due to the fact that they had been working overseas. When he was 13, he was to sent to Sherborne School which was a boarding school located in Dorset. The education system that was run there meant that his scientific mind wasn’t given any kind of encouragement and so he studied advanced science ideas by himself which was far ahead of the schools’ timetable and what he should’ve been learning at the time. He became less bored with school when he became attracted to another student called Christopher Morcom which meant he communicated more and became an academic success. However, Christopher suddenly died from tuberculosis. Turing was devastated by this and wanted to believe that he still lived on and his…

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    Alan Turing was misunderstood, to say the least. The man we now regard as the father of modern computer science was heavily criticized and discouraged during his life for various reasons. Nonetheless, Turing was an incomparable mathematician way ahead of his time, and he made major contributions to the math and technology fields, helping win World War II and creating a path for modern computers to become a reality. We recognize him today with great honor and respect, but throughout his lifetime,…

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    Alan Turing Death

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    Alan Turing, the man widely considered the father of artificial intelligence, proved to be a child prodigy as early as age 6, saved thousands of lives in the second great war, set the stage for what we perceive as the modern day personal computer, made advancements in Biology just as well as computer science, and died to suicide after being charged with “gross Indecency” by the very government he helped during the war. How could someone go from being as vital of a person, as Winston Churchill…

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    Alan Turing was a rather exceptional mathematician and scientist who played a crucial role in the development of both modern computing and artificial intelligence. While arguably his most famed achievement is the well known Turing Test he accomplished a bevy of feats in his time. From an early age Mr. Turing displayed an inquisitive mind which was further nurtured and developed as he went off to college where his unusual mind was already beginning to shine. Displaying a startling firm grasp of…

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    "Sometimes it is the people no one can imagine anything of that do the things no one can imagine." The successful mathematician Alan Turing once said this. Faced with many obstacles and critics in his life, he proved this to be true. Many people never thought he would accomplish his ideas, and even as a child he was discouraged from practicing and learning science. Later in life, he made machines and proved theories no one believed were possible. Alan Turing was born on June 23, 1912 in…

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    Alan Turing on June 23, 1912, in Maida Vale, London England. At a young age, he displayed signs of high intelligence, which some of his teachers actually recognized it, but did not really respect the fact that he was in fact intelligent. When Turing attended the Sherborne School at the age of 13 he became primarily interested in math and science. After Sherborne, Turing enrolled at King's College or known as the University of Cambridge in Cambridge, England, he studied there from 1931 to 1934. …

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    Alan Turing’s Invention Of Bombe: Caused The Alteration Of The Modern Era and World War II Introduction In the mid-twentieth century war broke out once more, for it lead to misfortunes and bloodshed, until a certain man stepped into the battle to alter the outcome of war. The man’s name was Alan Turing, and his intellectual mind of computer technology gave a gift for the Allied Powers to counterattack Nazi Germany. With the help of the codebreaking machine Bombe it has done a big help on…

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    Renowned computer scientists and historians alike have hailed Alan Turing as the “father of the modern computer.” This is no small claim if one considers the tremendous impact computers have on humanity. Innovations like the internet and email have massive effects on everyday life in the modern world, from every call made from a cell phone, to every pixel of data seen on a high-definition television screen, computation of one kind or another is involved in some way. There are countless worthy…

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    Throughout my tenure as a courtesy clerk (bagger) at Kroger, I engaged in various acts of petty rebellion. However, in my final days employed there, I had moved from fruitless anger and focused it into an organized protest, one that had an impact on both myself and the store, if only for a day. Similar to the actions Smith took in The Loneliness of The Long-Distance Runner, by Alan Sillitoe, my behavior was one that resulted from a conflict between personal principles, and a hatred for arbitrary…

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    British and the French when they were in fear of attack. When the Polish shared their information with the British about the Enigma, they joined forces and created the Government Code and Cypher School (GC&CS). Once the government started working on cracking Enigma they gathered the best minds they could find, and one of them was Alan Turing. Alan Mathison Turing was born on June 23 1912 to Julius Mathison and Ethel Sara Turing. He had one older brother named John. At 13 years of age he was…

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