Turing test
Alan Turing is the father of computer science and contributed significantly to the WW2 effort, but his life came to a tragic end. Stefan Kopieczek explores his story.


A test invented by the mathematician Alan Turing in 1950 is helping to stop spammers.

Will we ever be able to make computers that think and feel? If not, why not? And what has all this got to do with tiles? Plus talks to Sir Roger Penrose about all this and more.

Mike Yates looks at the life and work of wartime codebreaker Alan Turing. Find out what types of numbers we can't count and why there are limits on what can be achieved with Turing machines.
