Alan Turing Quotes

Who is Alan Turing?

Alan Mathison Turing was an English mathematician, computer scientist, logician, cryptanalyst, philosopher, and theoretical biologist.

Born June 23, 1912
Died June 07, 1954

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Best Quotes by Alan Turing

“Do you know why people like violence? It is because it feels good. Humans find violence deeply satisfying. But remove the satisfaction, and the act becomes hollow.”

“If a machine is expected to be infallible, it cannot also be intelligent.”

“Sometimes it is the people no one can imagine anything of who do the things no one can imagine.”

“Those who can imagine anything, can create the impossible.”

“We can only see a short distance ahead, but we can see plenty there that needs to be done.”

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“Any one who considers arithmetical methods of producing random digits is, of course, in a state of sin. For, as has been pointed out several times, there is no such thing as a random number – there are only methods to produce random numbers, and a strict arithmetic procedure of course is not such a method.”


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