Alan Turing: The Enigma

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Listed as one of the essential 50 books of all time in The Guardian It's 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 classic biography of the founder of computer science, reissued on the centenary of his birth with a substantial new preface by the author, is the definitive account of an extraordinary mind ...

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Jan 10, 2013

This is a somewhat heavy read but is an excellent story of a brilliant man who played a big part in WWII. Book arrived in excellent condition and at a reasonable price.

David F. P

Jun 23, 2011

Excellant history of Turing and his mathematical and logic achievements.

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