Thursday, October 08, 2009

Obama remembers Turing

US President Barack Obama speaks of his appreciation for the work of Alan Turing:

"There's no better illustration than what took place at the close of World War II, when the United States transported dozens of captured V-2 rockets from Germany to New Mexico. These were among the most sophisticated weapons in the world, a reminder that much of World War II was fought far from the battlefield -- by Alan Turing in Bletchley Park, and Oppenheimer in Los Alamos, and by countless others who developed radar and aircraft and antibiotics".

Read more here.

Alan Turing Scrapbook maintained by Turing biographer Dr. Andrew Hodges.

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