Alan Turing: The Enigma Code Unbreakable?

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Alan Turing is widely considered to be the father of the theoretical computer science and artificial intelligence. Was the enigma code unbreakable? The answer to it is No, because Alan Turing did what everyone considered to impossible, he broke the enigma code. Breaking the German enigma code proved to be the tipping point in the victory of the allied forces in World War 2. “Alan Mathison Turing was born on 23rd June 1912. He was the 2nd and last child of Julius Mathison and Ethel Sara Turing. His father was in Indian Civil Service and had met and married Ethel Sara Stoney in Madras.” (Alan Turing: The enigma, 2014). Alan Turing and his brother John were fostered in various English homes until his father’s retirement in India in 1926. Science for Alan was an extra-curricular passion but his mother was very concerned that he would not be accepted in any English Public School because the discovery or originality was discouraged in England at that time. Despite his passion for science, he successfully entered Sherborne School. There his notes on theory of relativity were highly appreciated. He made a friend, Christopher Morcom who died in February 1930 and Turing decided to complete what Morcom was unable to do. He went deeper into the Quantum Mechanical Theory affecting mind and matter. This later helped in transition from emotional to rigorous, intellectual enquiry. One triumph followed another. He received a distinguished degree in 1934, a fellowship of Kings College
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