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    [SIZE=1]Alan Turing papers on code breaking released by GCHQ[/SIZE]

    Two 70-year-old papers by Alan Turing on the theory of code breaking have been released by the government's communications headquarters, GCHQ.
    It is believed Turing wrote the papers while at Bletchley Park working on breaking German Enigma codes.
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-17771962

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    Such a brilliant man, and pivotal figure in intellectual history. Pity that his country rewarded his service by castrating him and causing his suicide.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stonecutter View Post
    Such a brilliant man, and pivotal figure in intellectual history. Pity that his country rewarded his service by castrating him and causing his suicide.
    I agree. He was a genius.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stonecutter View Post
    Such a brilliant man, and pivotal figure in intellectual history. Pity that his country rewarded his service by castrating him and causing his suicide.
    Please don't remind us

    Did more to win WW2 than any other individual (I.M.O.)

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