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Amanda Abbington (Miss Mardle, Mr Selfridge. Mary Morstan, Sherlock) Martin Freeman (John Watson, Sherlock. Bilbo Baggins, The Hobbit) Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock, Sherlock, Alan Turing)

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My Brother, the Genius

John Turing's meditation on the life of his younger brother, Alan Turing. "He lived ... in some strange world of his own, full of nervous tensions of which we lesser mortals know nothing."

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Wherever we are, what we hear is mostly noise. When we ignore it, it disturbs us. When we listen to it, we find it fascinating Screenprints by Eduardo Paolozzi Title: John Cage

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An Olympic honour for Alan Turing

An Olympic honour for Alan Turing : The 2012 Olympics offer the perfect chance to mark the anniversary of a great mathematician – and marathon runner. The last time Britain hosted the Olympics, in 1948, Turing tried out for the British Olympic marathon team. He came fifth in the trials. / John Graham-Cumming | @guardian | photo : The Alan Turing Internet Scrapbook [http://www.turing.org.uk/turing/scrapbook/run.html] | #AlanTuringYear

The First Five Kilobytes are the Hardest: Alan Turing, John von Neumann, and the Origins of the Digital Universe at the IAS

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Erro 404: a startup do Vale do Paraíso [ilustração]

Erro 404: a startup do Vale do Paraíso [ilustração] #Leonardo da Vinci , #Albert Einsten , #Alan Turing #John Lennon , #Steve Jobs

004 DYS La reveladora historia de cómo surgió el universo digital tras la segunda guerra mundial. «Es posible inventar una sola máquina que pueda utilizarse para computar cualquier secuencia computable», anunció en 1936 un joven Alan Turing de veinticuatro años. En los años 40 y 50 un reducido grupo de hombres y mujeres, liderado por John von Neumann, se reunió en Princeton, New Jersey, para comenzar la construcción de una de los primeros ordenadores.