Alan Mathison Turing Memorial
Location: Sackville Gardens. Detail: side view of memorial. Turing died after taking a bite from an apple poisoned with cyanide. Back of bench has Turing name and dates plus a motto encoded by the wartime German 'Enigma' code. A plaque in the paving reads: " .. 1912-1954 / Father of Computer Science / Mathematician, Logician / Wartime Codebreaker / Victim of Prejudice .."
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Turing, Alan Mathison (1912-1954)
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