|Everybody reading this post should be aware that today is Alan Turning’s birthday. He was born on the 23th June 1912.|
I say everyone reading this should be aware of this fact as Turing is considered the farther of theoretical computer science.
Memorial at Manchester
Turing was involved in the development of the Manchester computers, which were the first series of stored-program electronic computers. They were developed during the 30-year period between 1947 and 1977 by a small team at the University of Manchester.
Near the Sackville street buildings of the University of Manchester there is a memorial. The plaque reads as follows;
I won’t say much about the way he was treated, different times and so different ways of thinking. You can find out more via the link below.