Codebreaker: Alan Turing - Persecution of a Genius

In 1952, the greatest mathematician of his time, the man who gave birth to the computing age, was in torment. He was disgraced for being a gay man in a time when homosexual acts were illegal.
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Overview

In 1952, the greatest mathematician of his time, the man who gave birth to the computing age, was in torment. Years before, Alan Turing helped crack the impossible German Enigma machine and changed the course of World War II. During his lifetime, his achievements went unrecognized. Instead, he was disgraced for being a gay man in a time when homosexual acts were illegal.

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Codebreaker: Alan Turing—Persecution of a Genius

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In 1952, the greatest mathematician of his time, the man who gave birth to the computing age, was in torment. Years before, Alan Turing helped crack the impossible German Enigma machine and changed the course of World War II. During his lifetime, his achievements went unrecognized. Instead, he was disgraced for being a gay man in a time when homosexual acts were illegal.

53 min