Category Archives: Conjuring Turing: The Fictional Afterlife of Alan Turing

Alan Turing Hits the Red Carpet, Chris Morcom Hits the Books

  The TL/DR Synopsis Synopsis: The Alan Turing biopic The Imitation Game wings big at the Toronto International Film Festival and a new book features “the secret sidekicks of history,” including an entry I was invited to write on Chris Morcom, … Continue reading

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The Desire for Enigma: The Mysterious Theft of the Code Machine

The TL/DR Synopsis Synopsis: The story of a curious episode in which one of the famous Enigma encryption machines was stolen from a museum, eventually being recovered from a mysterious figure who called himself The Master.  The Master’s messages to the police were … Continue reading

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