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11.20.14
Engadget Daily: 'The Imitation Game,' Ricoh's upgraded 360-degree camera, and more!
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11.20.14

Engadget Daily: 'The Imitation Game,' Ricoh's upgraded 360-degree camera, and more!

Alan Turing has long been regarded as the father of modern computing. Why? We're glad you asked. T...

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06.08.14
Supercomputer passes the Turing test by mimicking a teenager (update: reasons to be cautious)
06.08.14

Supercomputer passes the Turing test by mimicking a teenager (update: reasons to be cautious)

After 64 long years, it looks like a machine has finally passed the Turing test for artificial int...

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12.23.13
UK pardons computing pioneer Alan Turing
12.23.13

UK pardons computing pioneer Alan Turing

Campaigners have spent years demanding that the UK exonerate computing legend Alan Turing, and the...

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07.19.13
UK government receptive to bill that would pardon Alan Turing
07.19.13

UK government receptive to bill that would pardon Alan Turing

Many in the UK recognize Alan Turing's contributions to computing as we know it, but attempts to o...

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06.23.12
Google's Turing doodle celebrates his genius, reminds us how dumb we are (video)
06.23.12

Google's Turing doodle celebrates his genius, reminds us how dumb we are (video)

This week sees many corners of the globe celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Alan Tu...

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06.22.12
Alan Turing's breakthrough machine gets a loving Lego tribute (video)
06.22.12

Alan Turing's breakthrough machine gets a loving Lego tribute (video)

In the world of technology, having one of your inventions rendered in Lego form is the equivalent...

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06.22.12
Remembering Alan Turing at 100
06.22.12

Remembering Alan Turing at 100

Alan Turing would have turned 100 this week, an event that would have, no doubt, been greeted with...

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12.14.11
Google donates $850,000 to restore home of the codebreakers
12.14.11

Google donates $850,000 to restore home of the codebreakers

Google has donated £550,000 ($850,000) towards the £15 million project to renovate...

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03.25.11
Turing machine built from wood, scrap metal and magnets, 'geek' achievement unlocked (video)
03.25.11

Turing machine built from wood, scrap metal and magnets, 'geek' achievement unlocked (video)

We take it for granted nowadays that thumbnail-sized silicon chips can crunch through the most comp...

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