Alan Turing

Contributions & Inventions

  • Father of Computer Science & Artificial intelligence
  • Creator of the Turing Test used to determine Artificial Intelligence
  • Turing machine led to development of modern Digital Computers
  • Created the first stored program computer
  • Cracked German cipher, Enigma Code leading to an early end to WWII, saving millions of lives
  • Raised awareness of persecution of the homosexual community