The art of finding inspiration in #Turing

A Royal Society blog post by Cheryl Field called “The art of of finding inspiration” features an art work called “Fellows of the Royal Society: John Maynard Smith, Richard Feynman & Alan Turing.” The artist says that this imposing portrait is wrought from tens of thousands of hand-mounted and tinted, scintillating metallic discs, shimmering gently in a breeze generated by a host of computer fans.” Read more about the inspiration behind this art work on the Royal Society blog.


from The Universal Machine http://universal-machine.blogspot.com/2012/07/the-art-of-finding-inspiration-in-turing.html

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About driwatson
I'm a New Zealand author, computer scientist and blogger specialising in Artificial Intelligence. I also have an interest in the history of computing and have just written a popular science book called "The Universal Machine - from the dawn of computing to digital consciousness."

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