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Google boosts Turing Award computing prize to $1 million

Computer scientists no longer need have Nobel envy -- at least financially. A Google cash infusion quadrupled the size of the top computer science prize.

By November 14, 2014

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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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Why 'outdated' Turing test is no longer the gold standard of AI

A chatbot pretending to be a 13-year-old boy recently passed the famous artificial intelligence test, its creators claim. But does Turing's test really tell us anything about AI?

By June 10, 2014

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Computer program fools humans, allegedly passes Turing test

A team in Russia claims its chatbot managed to dupe more than 30 percent of human interrogators into believing it's human. Are they to be believed?

By June 8, 2014

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2014 budget funds graphene research and an Alan Turing Institute

Your taxes are to fund development of 'wonder material' graphene and a big data institute named after scientist and war hero Alan Turing.

By March 19, 2014

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First look at Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing in 'The Imitation Game'

Following news of the royal pardon for WWII code breaker and computer scientist Alan Turing for his "crime" in the '50s of being a homosexual, "The Imitation Game" reveals its first official image from the film.

By December 27, 2013

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Alan Turing gets royal pardon on homosexuality 'crime'

The codebreaker and computer pioneer was convicted in 1952, which resulted in him losing security clearance and he was given the choice of jail or chemical castration. A 2013 pardon is merely posturing.

By December 24, 2013

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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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Comets, comics and Cumberbatch in CNET UK podcast 410

Mankind has landed on a comet, and as if that's not enough GiffGaff has gone 4G while Benedict Cumberbatch takes the Turing test.

By November 14, 2014