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Started by DD1975, June 20, 2012, 20:34:49 PM

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DD1975

Smoke me a Kipper I'll be back for breakfast - Ace Rimmer

Snowcrash

A very clever man indeed. Shame he was persecuted for being gay.

But I am at least as much in awe of Harry Flowers, the guy who built collosus. He's my unsung hero.
"I cannot remember the books I've read any more than the meals I have eaten; even so, they have made me."

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DD1975

The code breaking efforts by the teams at Bletchly Park shortened the war and saved millions of lives, as well as laying the foundations for the computer age:

http://www.bletchleypark.org.uk/

Turing was one of many very intelligent people working there, many others have never had their contributions ackowledged in quite the same way
Smoke me a Kipper I'll be back for breakfast - Ace Rimmer