Alan Turing!!!!!!!!!!!

Alan Turing was a logician, mathematician and computer scientist. He is generally known for his work in artificial intelligence and computer science. Turing was born in London in 1912, and at school was able to solve complex problems without having been taught them. Once he cycled almost 100 km from his home to school as the General Strike was on. In WW2 Alan made a computer that could read German codes and saved many peoples lives. He also created a computer that could solve puzzles and problems.

During the late 1940s he worked in the University of Manchester.Manchester. In 1948 he wrote a chess programme for a computer that had yet to be invented. He also published several important papers on mathematical biology. there is a statue of Turing in Witworth Gardens. He was fascinated with the Disney cartoon version of Snow White which featured a similar idea.

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