By Andrew Hodges
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
The professional ebook at the back of the Academy Award-winning movie The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley
It is just 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 through decades--all prior to his suicide at age 41. This New York Times–bestselling biography of the founding father of desktop technological know-how, with a brand new preface by way 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 inspiration of 1936--the notion of a common machine--laid the basis for the fashionable machine and the way Turing introduced the belief to sensible attention in 1945 together with his digital layout. The publication additionally tells how this paintings used to be without delay regarding Turing’s major position in breaking the German Enigma ciphers in the course of international battle II, a systematic triumph that used to be serious to Allied victory within the Atlantic. even as, this can be the tragic account of a guy who, regardless of his wartime provider, was once finally arrested, stripped of his defense clearance, and compelled to suffer a humiliating therapy program--all for attempting to stay in truth in a society that outlined homosexuality as a crime.
The notion for an enormous 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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Alan Turing: The Enigma: The Book That Inspired the Film The Imitation Game - Updated Edition by Andrew Hodges