Quite mind-boggling and lot of goose bump moments while watching the movie The Imitation Game.
Alan Turing , in full Alan Mathison Turing, (born June 23, 1912, London, England—died June 7, 1954, Wilmslow, Cheshire), British mathematician and logician, who made major contributions to mathematics, cryptanalysis, logic, philosophy, and mathematical biology and also to the new areas later named computer science, cognitive science, artificial intelligence, and artificial life.
The moment the movie got over, I started searching documentaries and started finding books too. Precisely, Alan’s curiosity on building a machine and decrypting enigma code seems too interesting in the movie.
It was really special experience to watch this movie. I won’t simply watch a movie or reading stuff for entertainment purpose. Something has to impact me. Not purely based on motivation. Of course, there should be a motivation. Along with that, particular character/scenes/words/statements/books are the one that drives humans in an impactful way or in a professional manner.
I would sincerely encourage the readers to watch this movie.
Here are the quotes and insights from Alan Turing.
One more interesting article, I found which is from pbs.org, 8 things you don’t know about Alan Turing.
1. He was an Olympic-level runner.
2. He embodied some values of the Hippie movement.
3. He got bad grades and frustrated his teachers.
3. He got bad grades and frustrated his teachers.
5. He developed a new field of biology out of his fascination with daisies.
6. He stuttered when talking.
7. He didn’t keep his sexuality a secret among friends.
8. He refused to let a punishment of chemical castration stop him from working.
I don’t wanna iterate. We are still in the pandemic. Things seems a bit normal. Sadly, not much. Because people are making bold move by wearing masks and maintaining social distance and learning to be isolated. But, there is a huge possibility, we can make time to read.
These are required books. From Stephen King to Emily St. John Mandel, here are five books to help you lean into coronavirus fears by The Wall Street Journal. From my choice to read the first book will be ‘The Hot Zone’ by Richard Preston.
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Before looking at every year who won the Nobel Prize, along with that we should know who is the “Man” behind the Nobel Prize. For the greatest benefit to the humankind.
Every year, we could see with a bit nervousness and expectations with regards to Nobel Prize. Along with that whomever wins, my apologise whose greatest work has been nominated by the Nobel Prize organisation and we would love read about their work and more often a bit more deeper too.
Who is the man behind this Nobel Prize?
What kind of legacy he left to the entire globe?
Let’s have a look at the few facts, note-worthy doings and quotes about the Alfred Nobel.
For the greatest benefit to humankind
Alfred Nobel was an inventor, entrepreneur, scientist and businessman who also wrote poetry and drama. His varied interests are reflected in the prize he established and which he lay the foundation for in 1895 when he wrote his last will, leaving much of his wealth to the establishment of the prize.
Since 1901, the Nobel Prize has been honoring men and women from around the world for outstanding achievements in physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature and for work in peace.
Born: 21 October 1833
Died: 10 December 1896
Known for: inventing dynamite and holder of 355 patents
Will: left 31 million SEK (about 265 million dollar today) to fund the prizes.
Alfred Nobel’s life
Alfred Nobel (1833-1896) was born in Stockholm, Sweden, on 21 October 1833. His family was descended from Olof Rudbeck, the best-known technical genius in Sweden in the 17th century, an era in which Sweden was a great power in northern Europe. Nobel was fluent in several languages, and wrote poetry and drama. Nobel was also very interested in social and peace-related issues, and held views that were considered radical during his time. Alfred Nobel’s interests are reflected in the prize he established. Learn more about his life and his interests – science, inventions, entrepreneurship, literature and peace work.
Aphorisms by Alfred Nobel
Literature occupied a central role in the life of Alfred Nobel. He regarded various literary forms of expression as opportunities to achieve a greater understanding of our own thoughts, lives and relationships with other people and our surroundings. Alfred Nobel had an extensive library, which included important European literary works. Inspired by Shelley and Byron, he wrote poems in English as a young man. Toward the end of his life, he wrote the tragedy Nemesis. His best literary form of expression was probably the aphorism, where he often expressed himself drastically.
“A heart can no more be forced to love than a stomach can be forced to digest food by persuasion.”
“Second to agriculture, humbug is the biggest industry of our age.”
“Contentment is the only real wealth.”
“We build upon the sand, and the older we become, the more unstable this foundation becomes.”
“The truthful man is usually a liar.”
“Justice is to be found only in the imagination.”
“It is not sufficient to be worthy of respect in order to be respected.”
“Worry is the stomach’s worst poison.”
“The best excuse for the fallen ones is that Madame Justice herself is one of them.”
“Self-respect without the respect of others is like a jewel which will not stand the daylight.”
“Hope is nature’s veil for hiding truth’s nakedness.”
“Lying is the greatest of all sins.”
“Home is where I work and I work everywhere.”
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