Alan Turing in Manchester: His last years and legacy
|Starts:||11:00 2 Nov 2012|
|Ends:||12:00 2 Nov 2012|
|What is it:||Lecture|
|How much:||Book on 0161 275 2648, free, teenagers & adults|
11am-12pm. 2012 marks the centenary of Alan Turing, the computer visionary who spent his last six years at The University of Manchester. In his final work, Turing moved away from designing computers to examine how they could be used, modelling life processes and pondering the prospect of thinking machines. In this talk, James Sumner of The University of Manchester’s Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, discusses the life and work of a complex twentieth-century icon. Part of Manchester Science Festival.
Price: Book on 0161 275 2648, free, teenagers & adults
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