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Reflections of Alan Turing: A Relative Story (Paperback)
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A new perspective on Alan Turing, his family and his legacy - written by his nephew
Everyone knows the story of the codebreaker and computer science pioneer Alan Turing.
When Dermot Turing is asked about his famous uncle, people want to know more than the bullet points of his life. They want to know everything – was Alan Turing actually a codebreaker? What did he make of artificial intelligence? What is the significance of Alan Turing’s trial, his suicide, the Royal Pardon, the £50 note and the film The Imitation Game?
In Reflections of Alan Turing, Dermot strips off the layers to uncover the real story. It’s time to discover a fresh legacy of Alan Turing for the twenty-first century.
About the Author
Dermot Turing is the author of the acclaimed biography Prof, about the life of his uncle, Alan Turing. He spent his career in the legal profession after graduating from Cambridge and Oxford, and is a trustee of Bletchley Park. He has extensive knowledge of World War II code-breaking and is a regular presenter at major cryptology events. He lives in St Albans.