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Windows 7: Truly fascinating stuff

08 Jun 2018   #1
ICIT2LOL

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Truly fascinating stuff

I read this this morning US once again boasts the world's fastest supercomputer | ZDNet


and being a great fan of Alan Turing one of the founding minds behind computers wondered just how long would this machine have taken to crack the Enigma code of the Germans during WW2?? when a lot of the basic decoding was done by this man through genius and pure psychological power of the human brain and his colleagues at Bletchington Park in the UK??


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08 Jun 2018   #2
Paul Black

7 HP SP1 64-bit Vista HB SP2 32-bit Linux Mint 18.3
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ICIT2LOL View Post
Being a great fan of Alan Turing one of the founding minds behind computers wondered just how long would this machine have taken to crack the Enigma code of the Germans during WW2?? when a lot of the basic decoding was done by this man through genius and pure psychological power of the human brain and his colleagues at Bletchington Park in the UK??
I totally agree ICIT2LOL, a great man and mind indeed, we owe him so much for his selfless dedication .
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08 Jun 2018   #3
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Paul Black View Post
I totally agree ICIT2LOL, a great man and mind indeed, we owe him so much for his selfless dedication .
Yes mate pity they treated him as they did I am straight but what he got was abhorrent in anyone's civilized mind
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08 Jun 2018   #4
Paul Black

7 HP SP1 64-bit Vista HB SP2 32-bit Linux Mint 18.3
 
 

Hi ICIT2LOL,

I totally agree.
If you haven't seen the The Imitation Game then it is definately worth watching.
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08 Jun 2018   #5
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Paul Black View Post
Hi ICIT2LOL,

I totally agree.
If you haven't seen the The Imitation Game then it is definately worth watching.
Watched it twice my friend and read four different books on him one if I remember rightly was an autobiographical piece.


Just what amazes me is just how ideas get into the minds of those people am reading a book on Nicolas Tesla at the moment while plodding on the treadmill - another great mind.


If you like physics books then one that drew me in was "The Restless Universe" by Max Born.
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08 Jun 2018   #6
iko22

Windows 7 x64, Vista x64, 8.1 smartphone
 
 

Well, sorry to be a bore, but he went to Bletchley Park, NOT Bletchington Park.

I know my comments wont undo the tide of progress, but I thought I should point it out.
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08 Jun 2018   #7
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by iko22 View Post
Well, sorry to be a bore, but he went to Bletchley Park, NOT Bletchington Park.

I know my comments wont undo the tide of progress, but I thought I should point it out.
No probs iko I had Bletchington stuck on my mind for something maybe something to do with the royal wedding
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09 Jun 2018   #8
Paul Black

7 HP SP1 64-bit Vista HB SP2 32-bit Linux Mint 18.3
 
 

Hi ICIT2LOL,

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ICIT2LOL View Post
If you like physics books then one that drew me in was "The Restless Universe" by Max Born.
I just Googled it and it sounds very interesting.
I am not one who reads books to be honest, but I will keep it in mind for future reference, thank you.
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