The Computer and Turing: Crash Course History of Science #36

The Computer and Turing: Crash Course History of Science #36

The history of computer science is heckin’ cool. It features the upending of basic questions, like—what is information? It has biographical oomph—only this story’s war-hero scientist, Alan Turing, was punished, not celebrated, after helping the Allies win World War Two. And the history of computer science raises profound questions about technology and society, like—how do […]

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