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The Man Who Knew Too Much: Alan Turing and the Invention of the Computer (Great Discoveries) Read By Paul Michael Garcia A Skillful, Literate New York Times Book Review Biography Of The Persecuted Genius Who Helped Create The Modern Computer To Solve One Of The Great Mathematical Problems Of His Day, Alan Turing Proposed An Imaginary Computer Then, Attempting To Break A Nazi Code During World War II, He Successfully Designed And Built One, Thus Ensuring The Allied Victory Turing Became A Champion Of Artificial Intelligence, But His Work Was Cut Short As An Openly Gay Man At A Time When Homosexuality Was Illegal In England, He Was Convicted And Forced To Undergo A Humiliating Treatment That May Have Led To His Suicide With A Novelist S Sensitivity, David Leavitt Portrays Turing In All His Humanity His Eccentricities, His Brilliance, His Fatal Candor And Elegantly Explains His Work And Its Implications.

6 thoughts on “The Man Who Knew Too Much: Alan Turing and the Invention of the Computer (Great Discoveries)

  1. Philip Allcock Philip Allcock says:

    I found Leavitt s book on Alan Turing a huge disappointmant Page after page of complicated mathematical formulae, less about Turing s role in breaking the Enigma Code and just a page or two on his arrest, trial and subsequent suicide If you want to understand the man behind the mystery this is not the book for you

  2. Applewhite Minyard Applewhite Minyard says:

    A little too complicated on the math side I know Turing was a mathematician, and his contributions were certainly astounding, but I was expecting on Turing himself and the struggles he went through to be accepted, to overcome the prejudice against him and the penalties that were exacted against him due to his homosexuality, an

  3. jay pister jay pister says:

    The acceptance of the man Alan Turing , and fully acknowledging his contribution to the world is barely understood as the general knowledge of The value of what he had done is so difficult to grasp Considering the battles that had hinged upon the intelligence provided by Ultra, an analyst can reasonably conclude that this was the biggest

  4. Greg Young Greg Young says:

    This should be titled The Man Who Knew Too Little About Writing Audiobooks It s a horrible listen It might be a better read, but this is definitely one situation where abridgment would be a blessing There are long, dry readings of state tables trying to explain how a Turing Machine works At the very minimum, these should have simply describe figur

  5. Dave of Nashua Dave of Nashua says:

    If the title The Man Who Saved England were to be applied to anyone of the World War II period, Alan Turing and Winston Churchill would be the most likely candidates But whereas Churchill operated in the public eye and was a bigger than life character, either revered or reviled by the public and his colleagues in government, the very nature of Turning s mos

  6. Harold E. Boucher Harold E. Boucher says:

    The first part of the book is a real mathematic challenge But gives some insight as to the genius of the man His society was interested in protecting their own reputations rather than engaging his mind At least the Queen has expunged his record and Alan has recouped his historical right Seems to me that Britain doesn t encourage good minds.

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