Alan Turing Will Be New Face of £50 Note, Bank of England Says
The mathematician and computer pioneer was chosen from 227,299 nominations for notable figures in the field of science.
The New York Times
Alan Turing, the computing pioneer who became one of the most influential code breakers of World War II, has been chosen by the Bank of England to be the new face of its 50-pound note
Alan Turing will be honored on Britain's new £50 note. So many countries honor scientists, thinkers, writers, artists, while the US sticks with boring politicians.
Nerdtastic. “Alan Turing, Computing Pioneer, Will Be Honored on Britain’s £50 Note”
Cool!! -- Britain’s £50 Note Will Honor Computing Pioneer Alan Turing - The New York Times
Britain’s £50 Note Will Honor Computing Pioneer Alan Turing
Britain’s £50 Note Will Honor Computing Pioneer Alan Turing !!!
Who could be better!
And a great article from
on how Turing is relevant to making sense of biology and hallucinations at the same time!