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A Tour of Bletchley Park: Codebreaking that helped win WWII, and the birthplace of the modern computer

Estimated to have taken two years off WWII, saving countless lives, the code and cipherbreaking of Bletchley Park was instrumental to the Allies' win. Here's a photo tour of this once-secret pantheon of codebreaking, and the birthplace of the modern computer.

By May 30, 2014

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Is this a clue for code-breaking scavenger hunt Cicada 3301?

The next installment in a mysterious scavenger hunt that's baffled the Internet may have been posted online.

By January 6, 2014

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Code-breaker Alan Turing to be pardoned (finally)

Vilified by the British government for his homosexuality -- a fact that many say led to his suicide -- the famous mathematician and Enigma code-breaker is now likely to receive a posthumous pardon.

By July 20, 2013

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Enigma codebreaker Alan Turing to be pardoned posthumously

The father of modern computing is to be granted a posthumous pardon, thanks to a backbench bill tabled for the end of October.

By July 20, 2013

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Cumberbatch's Turing passes the test in 'The Imitation Game'

Benedict Cumberbatch is on enigmatic form as the computing pioneer and war hero, but this biopic doesn't quite crack the code.

By November 12, 2014

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Land, sea, and air: Battleships, bombers, submarines, seaplanes and battlefields from around the world

Take this tour of tours through battlefields, battleships, airfields, aircraft, and more from around the world.

By November 6, 2014

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'Imitation Game' and 'Men, Women and Children' lead tech-focused films of 2014

"The Imitation Game" opens the 2014 London Film Festival, heralding a number of movies exploring our complex relationship with technology.

By September 22, 2014

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HDCP 2.2: What you need to know

HDCP 2.2 is the next generation of content protection, designed to prevent copying of 4K content. Your current gear won't work with it, however. Here's what you need to know.

By July 31, 2014

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A tour of the Royal Air Force Museum

With WWI fighters, seaplanes of the '30s, legendary participants of the Battle of Britain, bombers from WWII, and jets from the '40s to the present day, the Royal Air Force Museum London has examples from every era of flight. Here's a full photo tour.

By July 28, 2014

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A tour of the ballistic missile nuclear submarine Redoutable

Take a tour of the Redoutable, the largest as well as the only ballistic missile submarine fully accessible to the public.

By June 26, 2014