Tag Archives: ENIGMA

Remembering Alan Turing [23 June 1912 – 7 June 1954]

“I believe that at the end of the century the use of words and general educated opinion will have altered so much that one will be able to speak of machines thinking without expecting to be contradicted.” Alan Turing “I … Continue reading

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On This Day — Enigma Machine Captured (May 9 1941)

“Also the coding machine was found here, plugged in and as though it was in actual use when abandoned. The general appearance of this machine being that of a type writer, the telegraphist pressed the keys and finding results peculiar … Continue reading

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Key figures in UK Sigint: Conel Hugh O’Donel Alexander

“Conel Hugh O’Donel Alexander died in 1974 and although his obituaries rightly spoke in glowing terms of his chess achievements, the impact of his more secret work still cannot be fully revealed.” GCHQ Official website — May 5 2017 Conel … Continue reading

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CIA’s Top 10 Stories of 2016

“Interested in taking a peek into our X-Files? Want to know more about Hamilton’s spy on the inside? Curious how to make invisible ink? Then you’re in luck. This year’s most popular stories on cia.gov have a little something for … Continue reading

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