Alan Turing was the extraordinary Cambridge mathematician who
masterminded the cracking of the German Enigma ciphers and transformed
the Second World War. But his vision went far beyond this crucial
achievement. Before the war he had formulated the concept of the
universal machine, and in 1945 he turned this into the first design for a
Turing's far-sighted plans for the digital era forged ahead into a vision for Artificial Intelligence. However, in 1952 his homosexuality rendered him a criminal and he was subjected to humiliating treatment. In 1954, aged 41, Alan Turing committed suicide and one of Britain's greatest scientific minds was lost.
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