by Andrew Hodges
Alan Turing’s life is covered with extraordinary grace, complexity and completeness by Andrew Hodges in this biography – it is truly a masterpiece
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“No one could do a better job than Andrew Hodges, who is himself a mathematician – it is truly a masterpiece. Although it’s not a book about the history of computing per se, it’s a must read if you want to understand how we got to our modern world of computing, and gives you a great picture of the life and times of Alan Turing at this critical period.” Read more...
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