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Jul 16, 2019
World War II codebreaker Alan Turing will be featured on UK's new 50 pound noteHe killed himself at the age of 41 after facing chemical castration under Victorian-era homophobic laws.
Jun 30, 2019
Alan Turing: How the world's most famous codebreaker unlocked the secrets of nature's beautyAlan Turing may be best known for decrypting German messages created by their enigma machine in World War II.
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