Tag Archives: Alan Turing

20 Mathematicians Who Changed The World

Mathematicians don’t get enough credit for how much they have changed the world. Literally everything we do in the modern world is the result of one mathematician or the other. Over at Business Insider, they have a great list of … Continue reading

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LEGO Turing Machine

“This is a short documentary about the LEGO Turing Machine built by Jeroen van den Bos and Davy Landman at Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI), Amsterdam (Netherlands). They built it for CWI’s exposition “Turings Erfenis” in honor of the centenary … Continue reading

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Fovea Hex – Cockles And Mussels (Molly Malone)

Fovea Hex – Cockles and Mussels (Molly Malone). I love the build up in this song, and the meaning behind it is rather poignant: “A lesser known fact about Alan Turing is that his favorite song was Molly Malone, (his … Continue reading

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