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The Turing Memorial code – the mystery remains.

September 27, 2010

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I have managed to contact Richard Humphry, who was the founder of the Alan Turing Memorial fund, with regards to the code on the banch and whether he could shine any light on what it was intended to encode. Unfortunately for those wanting a definitive answer, this was his response: I wish I could assist […]

What does the code on the Alan Turing Memorial actually say?

September 23, 2010

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From wikipedia: The Alan Turing Memorial, situated in the Sackville Park in Manchester, England, is in memory of a father of modern computing. … The cast bronze bench carries in relief the text ‘Alan Mathison Turing 1912-1954’ and the motto ‘Founder of Computer Science’ as it would appear if encoded by an Enigma machine; ‘IEKYF […]