It's the tale of John Henry for a new generation - with a bit of a twist.
FUTURE TECH December 11, 2015
Rhesus monkeys use the same tool as World War Two code breakers to make decisions, a new study reveals. What does this mean for study of the human brain?
February 23, 2015
Handwritten notes from the Father of Computer Science? Calling them interesting would be an understatement, as they reflect the thought process of the man behind breaking the Enigma Code.
Life January 26, 2015
A new movie based on Alan Turing was released in the US recently. The "Imitation Game" focuses on Turing's code breaking during World War II, one of his many accomplishments.
Life December 2, 2014
The Turing Award - the Nobel Prize of computing - now comes with a cash award of one million dollars, thanks to Google.
November 14, 2014
The Turing Test was developed in 1950, as a test of artificial intelligence. A computer passed the exam for the first time.
June 10, 2014
A robot that can give a talk, bringing an audience to its feet? That's the goal, if you want to win the newest XPrize.
FUTURE TECH March 21, 2014
The computer scientist, who helped crack the German ciphers during the World War II, has been granted a royal pardon 60 years after his death.
Society December 24, 2013