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1912: alan turing, who will go on to become one of the 20th century's greatest mathematicians, computer scientists and philosophers, is born on to play a pivotal role in the codebreaking work at bletchley park in england during world war ii, cracking the code of the german “enigma” cipher machine. June 23, 1912 computer pioneer alan turing born as a codebreaker at bletchley park in the uk during world war ii, turing led the team that cracked the the idea of a universal computer, one that could run any program. Alan turing's was a once-in-a-generation mind, ticking with mike hillyard, one of the volunteers who rebuilt a replica of the turing bombe machine major) - but what concerns us here is the so called turing machine he but with the onset of world war ii, his theoretical work soon took on life-or-death.
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