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Alan Turing’s Hidden Manuscript Sells For $US1 Million

Alan Turing’s Hidden Manuscript Sells For $US1 Million

Alan Turing, Engima-breaking mathematician and Benedict Cumberbatch lookalike, never wrote much during his life — manuscripts and diaries are hard to come by. The best remaining example was a 56-page notebook working on “the foundations of computer science”, which has sold at auction for $US1,025,000.

Monopoly: Alan Turing Edition Lets You Celebrate Computer Science As You Play

Monopoly: Alan Turing Edition Lets You Celebrate Computer Science As You Play

While most new Monopoly sets desperately try to keep up with the times — swapping cash for credit cards and square boards for circular ones — the latest celebrates the past. Now you can play the property-trading game while celebrating the life of the father of computer science, Alan Turing.