Alan Turing, Enigma Code-Breaker and Computer Pioneer, Wins Royal Pardon. If you are unaware of who this man is, it's an important story to read.

Alan Turing, Enigma Code-Breaker and Computer Pioneer, Wins Royal Pardon. If you are unaware of who this man is, it's an important story to read.

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Alan Turing was a quite brilliant mathematician, most famous for his work on breaking the German Enigma codes. It is no exaggeration to say that, without his outstanding contribution, the history of the Second World War could have been very different. He truly was one of those individuals we can point to whose unique contribution helped to turn the tide of war.

Alan Turing was a quite brilliant mathematician, most famous for his work on breaking the German Enigma codes. It is no exaggeration to say that, without his outstanding contribution, the history of the Second World War could have been very different. He truly was one of those individuals we can point to whose unique contribution helped to turn the tide of war.

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During World War II, Nye’s mom was in the Navy and was even recruited to work on the Enigma code. | Bill Nye's Mom Was A Badass World War II Code Breaker

During World War II, Nye’s mom was in the Navy and was even recruited to work on the Enigma code. | Bill Nye's Mom Was A Badass World War II Code Breaker

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Father of the modern computer----When Mr. Turing was convicted in 1952 of homosexuality, he was sentenced — as an alternative to prison — to chemical castration by a series of injections of ...

Father of the modern computer----When Mr. Turing was convicted in 1952 of homosexuality, he was sentenced — as an alternative to prison — to chemical castration by a series of injections of ...

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Women spies in the second world war: Rozanne Colchester, now 89, a code breaker during the war and postwar MI6 agent. Photo when she was 17 in WWII.

Women spies in the second world war: Rozanne Colchester, now 89, a code breaker during the war and postwar MI6 agent. Photo when she was 17 in WWII.

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Alan Turing: Handwritten journal of Enigma code-breaker sells for more than $1m - People - News - The Independent

Alan Turing: Handwritten journal of Enigma code-breaker sells for more than $1m - People - News - The Independent

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