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‘Imitation Game’ honors my hero, Alan Turing, world-changer persecuted in his time

Christos Papadimitriou, professor, electrical engineering and computer sciences | December 4, 2014

In 1936 a young man of 24 years took a long walk in the crisp air of the Cambridgeshire spring, and during that walk had an idea that changed the world. The idea was his answer to a question whose time had come: “What is a computer?” The young man was Alan Turing, protagonist of … Continue reading »