In his short life, the British mathematician Alan Turing became the founder of modern computer science and the leading scientific figure in the Allied breaking of German ciphers in World War 2. He was also a gay man who was prosecuted under the British criminal law in 1952.
Andrew Hodges will describe the connection between these aspects of Alan Turing’s life and the background to his death in 1954.
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Light snacks and drinks will be served on arrival.
23 Feb 2017 at 5:30pm
City Gate House, 39-45 Finsbury Square