Famous for being a mathematician who built the first digital computer and is known as the father of modern computing, cryptographers and hackers, Alan Turing who popped up during a lecture about the global nervous system is the basis of my video. It was intriguing being told that he was gay and even more so, that he was public about it during his life, which back then, was considered to be illegal. Thus, Alan Turing is the topic of discussion for this weeks blog post and his biography and how he became such an important icon today is presented in my video, draw my  his life.


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 Turing Biographer On The True Story Of Genius’s Tragic Death. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/12/01/alan-turing-biographer-genius-death_n_6205838.html [Accessed 16 Aug. 2015].

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