Alan Turing

Alan Turing £50 Bank Note Enters Circulation

New £50 polymer bank note bearing the photo of WW2 codebreaker and computing and AI pioneer Alan Turing enters circulation

6 months ago

Bletchley Park Financial Crisis Eases After Facebook’s £1m Donation

Jobs have been saved at the birthplace of modern computing Bletchley Park, after a much needed £1 million donation from…

1 year ago

AI Pioneer Alan Turing To Feature On £50 Note

The mathematician, whose early AI contributions included the 'Turing test', is lauded for his wartime codebreaking work and his ongoing…

2 years ago

Enigma Codebreaking Bombe Moves To New Home

New gallery next door to Bletchley Park showcases the machine that helped cracked Hitler’s Enigma machine

3 years ago

Microsoft Donates Cloud Credit To Alan Turing Institute

Researchers at London's Alan Turing Institute to utilise Azure cloud after Microsoft donation of £3.9 million

5 years ago

Intel Partners With Alan Turing Institute To Advance Technolgy

The partnership is expected to further the role of high-performance computing and data sciences in the UK

6 years ago

Turing Test ‘Beaten’ By Program Pretending To Be Teenage Boy

Test passed after 65 years, according to London event organisers, but success might be bad news for internet security

8 years ago

Bletchley Park Museums Split By ‘Berlin Wall’ As Row Escalates

New fences are another sign of disunity at Bletchley Park, which houses the National Museum of Computing and its collection…

8 years ago

Osborne Announces £42m Alan Turing Institute For Big Data: Budget 2014

Alan Turing Institute to put Briish companies at the head of Big Data research, Osborne promises in surprise Budget announcement

8 years ago

The Logic Behind Alan Turing’s Christmas Pardon

Alan Turing's pardon is welcome, but he wasn't the one at fault, says Peter Judge

8 years ago

Alan Turing Granted Posthumous Royal Pardon

Codebreaker and computer pioneer Alan Turing is granted a pardon 61 years after he died

8 years ago

Bletchley Park Code Breaker Huts To Be Renovated

The trust responsible for the site has secured £7.4 million in funding

9 years ago

Turing Suicide Verdict Questioned

Alan Turing died of cyanide poison, but did he kill himself?

9 years ago

Quiz Of The Week: Take Our Turing Test

Alan Turing, founder of computer science and wartime code-breaker, was born 100 years ago. How much do you know about…

9 years ago

GCHQ Releases Two Secret Alan Turing Papers

Britain's top secret listening station, GCHQ, has released two mathematical papers written by codebreaker Alan Turing

10 years ago

Turing Pardon Rejected As Bletchley Park Turns To Finding Colossus Sponsors

Alan Turing's pardon has been rejected by the government. Bletchley Park seeks sponsors for a virtual rebuild of the historic…

10 years ago

Alan Turing Petition Seeks Official Pardon

However Turing supporters ask is a pardon right, for crimes comitted under an "awful" law?

10 years ago

Steam Computer Builders Scan Babbage’s Notes

The 19th century dreams of Babbage and Lovelace becoming a reality through Science Museum scans

10 years ago

Street View Trike Captures Bletchley Park Images

Google has hosted a garden party and used its Street View cameras to raise funds for Bletchley Park

10 years ago

Turing Papers Saved for Bletchley Park

Lottery money is buying key papers of computing pioneer Alan Turing for the Bletchley Park museum

11 years ago

Bletchley Park To Host Pioneering EDSAC Computer

The EDSAC computer of Sir Maurice Wilkes will be rebuilt by the Computer Conservation Society at Bletchley Park

11 years ago

Sir Maurice Wilkes, The Father Of Computing, Dies

Eclipsed in renown by Alan Turing, Sir Maurice Wikes laid much of the foundations of computer science

11 years ago

Fundraiser To Gift Turing’s Works To Bletchley Park

An appeal has been launched to buy a collection of published works by Alan Turing – arguably the father of…

11 years ago

Bletchley Park Gets £250,000 Government Funding

Second world war codebreaking centre Bletchley Park has been given a £250,000 government grant to pay for repairs to the…

12 years ago

World’s Oldest Computer To Be Restored At Bletchley Park

The restorers claim the challenge is the computing equivalent of raising Henry VIII's Tudor flagship the Mary Rose

12 years ago

Thousands Demand Apology Over Death Of Tech Icon Turing

An online petition demans the government apologise for mistreating Alan Turing - the father of modern computing, who was persecuted…

12 years ago

UK Snubs Support For Home of WWII Enigma

Government refuses to upgrade wartime code-breaking site Bletchley Park - which had a visit from actor and techno-phile Stephen Fry

13 years ago

UK Spies Compare Web Monitoring To WWII Codebreaking

GCHQ claims an internet surveillance project is nothing sinister but simply part of its ongoing struggle to keep pace with…

13 years ago