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Sep 27, 2018
Google Search at 20: Here's some trivia behind the popular Search Easter EggsOn 27 September, Google completes 20 years of its existence, and boy have they made this day fun!
Sep 09, 2018
Section 377 is gone, but the fact that it took 71 years, and a court to do it, raises questions on Indian democracyWhile one should be grateful that India has finally done away with Section 377, a law it should never have had in independent India, one should ponder about why it remained for 71 years and why it took a court to outlaw it
Aug 14, 2018
Nvidia releases new generation of chipsets to help expand its business among movie makersNvidia’s biggest business of chips that let video gamers play with improved graphics, grew 35 percent.
Mar 02, 2017
Scientists develop a computer that can grow as it computesScientists at University of Manchester have developed a ‘magical computer’ that can grow as they compute.
Nov 26, 2016
Bletchley Park, where Turing cracked the Enigma code, to host UK's first national college of cyber educationIt was once the home of Britain's codebreakers during World War Two. Now more than 70 years later, Bletchley Park is preparing to host the UK's first national college of cyber education, with a first intake of students starting in September 2018.
Apr 30, 2016
By the numbers: Why movies about math, like 'The Man Who Knew Infinity', make for great viewingFrom The Man Who Knew Infinity to The Imitation Game, A Beautiful Mind and The Theory of Everything, maths in the movies makes for thrilling viewing
Feb 24, 2015
The Imitation Game: Our decision making skills are related to Alan Turning's enigma breaking trickWhen taking simple decisions, neurons in the brain apply the same statistical trick used by Alan Turing to help break Germany's Enigma code during World War II, a new study reveals.
Feb 18, 2015
Oscar special: Alan Turing who? Benedict Cumberbatch acts like SRK in The Imitation GameThe Imitation Game is blessed to have a supporting cast with actors like Mark Strong who are able to rally around the hybrid of Sherlock and Turing that Cumberbatch plays
Sep 08, 2014
Toronto Film Festival: Benedict Cumberbatch puts spotlight on unlikely war hero Alan TuringThe star power of British actor Benedict Cumberbatch and his new film "The Imitation Game" could bring Turing's triumph and tragedy to a broad audience beyond Britain, where Queen Elizabeth recently pardoned the man who inspired the modern computer with his "Turing machine."
Dec 24, 2013
British royalty wakes up 50 years too late, pardons Alan Turing for being gayAlan Turing was gay, and 1950s Britain punished the mathematician's sexuality with a criminal conviction, intrusive surveillance and hormone treatment meant to extinguish his sex drive.