In Pictures: Alan Turing in the media

A look at the Father of Computer Science's media portrayals upon the celebration of his birth 100 years ago

Legend and reality

Given Alan Turing's enormous historical impact on computer science, math and cryptology, and his broad influence on the very fabric of modern life, it is somewhat surprising that he has not been more widely portrayed on film. However, there have been some attempts to bring him to both the large and small screens, along with other types of artwork. We take a look at Turing's portrayal in the media.

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