You may have never heard of Alan Turing (although with Benedict Cumberbatch's depiction of him in The Imitation Game, that's becoming less likely) but you are definitely familiar with his work. You're using it right now, in fact. That's because he's the namesake behind the Turing machine, a theoretical device that's the basis for all modern computation.
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Written by Ashley Hamer March 17, 2017
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