Time makes more converts than reason.
CODEBREAKER tells the story of one of the most important people of the 20th century. Alan Turing set in motion the computer age and his World War II codebreaking helped save two million lives. Yet few people have heard his name, know his tragic
I’m so often surprised and embarrassed by many great people(usually scientists and engineers) that I admire when it comes to their understanding and outlook of what Philosophy really is and it’s importance to human existence
Eric Raymond’s down-playing of Turing’s life(outside of his scientific accomplishments) and what he endured is simply disgusting. From the article : Yes, yes, repression, anti-gay prejudice,
Quotes from Don E. Knuth : “If we make an unbiased examination of the accomplishments made by mathematicians to the real world of computer programming, we are forced to conclude that, so far, the theory has actually done more harm than good. There are