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By Andrew Hodges

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The legit ebook at the back of the Academy Award-winning movie The Imitation online game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley

It is barely a mild exaggeration to claim that the British mathematician Alan Turing (1912-1954) stored the Allies from the Nazis, invented the pc and synthetic intelligence, and expected homosexual liberation via decades--all earlier than his suicide at age 41. This long island Times-bestselling biography of the founding father of computing device technological know-how, with a brand new preface by means of the writer that addresses Turing's royal pardon in 2013, is the definitive account of a unprecedented brain and life.

Capturing either the interior and outer drama of Turing's existence, Andrew Hodges tells how Turing's innovative thought of 1936--the suggestion of a common machine--laid the basis for the trendy desktop and the way Turing introduced the assumption to functional consciousness in 1945 along with his digital layout. The booklet additionally tells how this paintings was once without delay regarding Turing's best function in breaking the German Enigma ciphers in the course of international battle II, a systematic triumph that was once severe to Allied victory within the Atlantic. even as, this is often the tragic account of a guy who, regardless of his wartime provider, was once finally arrested, stripped of his safety clearance, and compelled to endure a humiliating remedy program--all for attempting to dwell in truth in a society that outlined homosexuality as a crime.

The concept for a huge movie starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley, Alan Turing: The Enigma is a gripping tale of arithmetic, desktops, cryptography, and gay persecution.

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