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Ideas of Alan Turing, by Text

[British, 1912 - 1954, Born in London. University of Cambridge and Manchester. A father of computing. Noted codebreaker in WWII. Committed suicide, at Wilmslow.]

1935 works
p.212 Turing showed that logical rules can be specified computationally and mechanically [Rey]
1950 Computing Machinery and Intelligence
p.296 The Turing Machine is the best idea yet about how the mind works [Fodor]
p.57 p.115 In 50 years computers will successfully imitate humans with a 70% success rate