Alan Turing: The Life and Legacy of the English Computer Scientist Who Became World War II's Most Famous Codebreaker

ISBN: 9781722081683
*Includes pictures
*Includes online resources and a bibliography for further reading
*Includes a table of contents

“Sometimes, it is the people no one can imagine anything of who do the things no one can imagine...” – Alan Turing

The year is 1930. The United States is still freshly reeling from the cataclysmic stock market crash the previous October, and is desperately attempting to claw its way out from the slippery pits of the Great Depression. 4,000 miles away, British Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald is struggling himself to prevail over a reality that is as irremediable as it is inextricable: preserving the Gold Standard and providing adequate aid to the poor and unemployed, the latter of which there were reportedly two million of by year's end.
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