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Kasparov playing Turing's program running on Chessbase
Tuesday, June 26, 2012 9:10
Yesterday, at the Alan Turing Centenary Conference in Manchester, Garry Kasparov won in 16 moves against the original Turing chess program which was created in 1950. The game, which mostly had historical value, was played during Kasparov's speech on Alan Turing and his 'Paper Machine'. Kasparov playing Turing's program running on Chessbase | Image...
Alan Turing
Saturday, June 23, 2012 18:15
Today exactly 100 years ago, one of the greatest minds of the 20th century was born in London (from where I happen to be writing this article): Alan Turing. He’s famous, of course, for his ‘invention’ of the modern computer and his still very relevant musings on artificial intelligence, as well as for his role in World War II as a cryptanalyst....