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In the News Alan Turing, 1936: "It is possible to invent a single machine which can be used to compute any computable sequence." Ars Technica celebrates one of the greatest computer scientists of all time, who would've turned 100 years old this week.
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by rexstuff on Tue 19th Jun 2012 05:50 UTC
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This sentence made me do a double-take:

"That single espionage victory gave the United States control of the Atlantic shipping lanes..."

Really? The US gained control of the Atlantic shipping lanes? I guess that's not really inaccurate, just a bit of a... limited... way of seeing things.

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