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Today you hear the statement, "I'm not religious, I am spiritual."And I seriously doubt that few people have any idea what they mean by 'spiritual' other than they are not into the conventional religious orders of today.Most people believe in some Higher Deity or Force, and some of the popular names are Jesus, Moses, Allah, Buddha, and even Satan.Some people follow their own philosophy or the philosophies of others.And others are even into more Natural Religions such as...

from BBC Timelines

Alan Turing: Creator of modern computing

Alan Turing with two colleagues and a Ferranti computer in January 1951. Turing had previously been involved with the construction of both the Colossus at Bletchley Park, and later the Automatic Computing Engine

from TechRadar

Why Alan Turing is the father of computer science

The so-called Turing Bill has been filibustered by a Conservative Minister in the House of Commons, amid a row over how the legislation is delivered. A Government version of the law, put forward by Justice Minister Sam Gyimah, is still expected to be pass

A hero to humanity. Alan Mathison Turing British mathematician, logician & cryptanalyst. He was highly influential in the development of computer science. Turing is widely considered to be the father of theoretical computer science and AI. During WW2 he help crack the allegedly unbreakable Enigma code. Turing was prosecuted for homosexuality in 1952. He accepted treatment with female hormones (chemical castration) as an alternative to prison. Turing died from suicide by cyanide poisoning.

Alan #Turing: The Father of Computer Science [Infographic] A look at the life and times of the world's first codebreaker.

Alan #Turing: The Father of Computer Science [Infographic] A look at the life and times of the world's first codebreaker.

from RadioTimes

Benedict Cumberbatch in talks to play father of computer science Alan Turing in The Imitation Game