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Arrival: The Post(Modern) University, Secret Agents, and the Value of Discretion

John Stroup | Posted 02.20.2017 | College
John Stroup

Last time I described the predicament I face as a 21st-century historian of Christianity. I welcome students wanting a more nuanced curriculum, and I...

Oscars for The Imitation Game?

Jack Copeland | Posted 04.11.2015 | Entertainment
Jack Copeland

Traveling around Europe lecturing about Turing, I'm often asked just how accurate the movie is. If you really want to know, the answer is that much of it is wildly wrong, and not just with respect to fussy little details that matter only to professional historians.

David Freeman

Turing Biographer On The True Story Of Genius's Tragic Death | David Freeman | Posted 12.01.2014 | Science

Sixty years after his tragic death, the brilliant English mathematician Alan Turing (1912-1954) has come back to life, if only virtually, in the new m...

Will Quantum Computers Send Hackers Packing?

Posted 01.20.2012 | Science

Have computer hackers met their match? Not quite yet. But new research suggests that so-called quantum computers now in development could lead to data...