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Uno dei più grandi geni del Ventesimo secolo, questo è stato Alan Turing. Nato a Londra nel 1912, considerato tra i padri della moderna informatica – spiegò l. a. natura e i limiti teorici delle macchine logiche prima che fosse costruito un solo laptop – fu un matematico fuori dal comune. Durante l. a. Seconda guerra mondiale mise le sue straordinarie capacità al servizio dell’Inghilterra, entrando a much parte di Bletchley Park, los angeles località best mystery della principale unità di crittoanalisi del Regno Unito, e contribuì in modo decisivo alla decifrazione di Enigma, l. a. complessa macchina messa a punto dai tedeschi in step with criptare le proprie comunicazioni, ribaltando così le sorti del conflitto. Ma l. a. sua fu anche una vita tormentata. Perseguitato in keeping with los angeles sua omosessualità, fu condannato alla castrazione chimica. Umiliato, a soli forty-one anni, si suicidò in circostanze misteriose morsicando una mela avvelenata con cianuro. Nel 2013, dopo oltre sessant’anni dalla sua morte, l. a. Regina Elisabetta gli ha «concesso» l’assoluzione reale. Con los angeles verve di una undercover agent tale, los angeles biografia di Andrew Hodges, los angeles più completa e accurata mai scritta, ci restituisce l’ambiente e il clima culturale del periodo storico in cui Turing è nato e si è formato, le sue brillanti idee in campo matematico e scientifico, e ci fa conoscere il lato umano e personale di un genio inquieto.

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