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Alan Turing, WWII Hero And Computing Genius, To Be On Bank Of England's 50-Pound Note

NPR Monday, 15 July 2019
For decades, Turing's status as a giant in mathematics was largely unknown, thanks to the secrecy around his computer research and the social taboos about his sexuality.
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News video: Bank of England celebrates 'outstanding' Alan Turing on new £50 note

Bank of England celebrates 'outstanding' Alan Turing on new £50 note 01:11

"As the father of computer science and artificial intelligence, as well as war hero, Alan Turing’s contributions were far-ranging and path-breaking. Turing is a giant on whose shoulders so many now stand,” the Bank of England's governor said on Monday.

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