Alan Turing: The Enigma
"It is only a slight exaggeration to say that the British mathematician Alan Turing (1912-1954) saved the Allies from the Nazis, invented the computer and artificial intelligence, and anticipated gay liberation by decades--all before his suicide at age forty-one. This New York Times?bestselling biography of the founder of computer science, with a new preface by the author that addresses Turing?s royal pardon in 2013, is the definitive account of an extraordinary mind and life."--Amazon.com.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jms001 - LibraryThing
An epic dive into the life and times of one Mr. Alan Turing. This is a really thick book…so think about how much time you want to spend reading a biography about Alan Turing. Not that any of the ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - encephalical - LibraryThing
Engaging, but perhaps too thorough. I just don't care that his penmanship was messy, but I can see how if the author spent years pouring over Turing's correspondence that that would be a sticking ... Read full review