Through these, The Imitation Game is a very interesting movie to read and motivates people to achieve even the most difficult goals of their life. When I found The Imitation Game, by Jim Ottaviani on NetGalley I was immediately interested in requesting it. When the book is pubIished, you will find my own preface to it pointing to a new section of my website with material linked to the text of the book. März 2016. You may find that you have to read and re-read sections several times in order to understand or accept the logic being explained. --Mary Ellen Curtin We’d love your help. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. In a way it felt weird how everyone seemed to be OK with Alan's sexual orientation. This graphic novel managed to do more with Turing's tragic and short life than the limpid movie with the same name attempted. März 2019. The official book behind the Academy Award-winning film The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley It is only a slight exaggeration to say that the British mathematician Alan Turing (1912-1954) saved the Allies from the Nazis, invented the computer and artificial intelligence, and anticipated gay liberation by decades--all before his suicide at age forty-one. Hodges, author of the book upon which the film was based, described the script as having "built up the relationship with Joan much more than it actually was". You will find a page on Alan Turing: the Enigma with more details and more reviews at (...) and I definitely hope that these will persuade you to come back to Amazon and order a copy! Perhaps the other problem is that I've seen the movie and this felt so thin compared to that. See 1 question about The Imitation Game…. Given the chatty nature of the rest of the book, I suspect this was a stylistic choice rather an an editorial one. As much as I enjoyed it, however, I don't know tha. Alan Turing died in 1954, but the themes of his life epitomize the turn of the millennium. This book offers an enigmatic (ahem, pun intended) look at. Turing's niece Payne thought that Knightley was inappropriately cast, as she described the real Clarke as "rather plain", and said: "I thi… Das Buch ist eine würdige Biographie für eines der größten Genies des 20. Zugelassene Drittanbieter verwenden diese Tools auch in Verbindung mit der Anzeige von Werbung durch uns. He opens it and realizes that it is earmarked to Matthew 7:7. Want to Read. Alan Turing is still an enigma. Ottaviani uses voice supremely well, and Purvis' art is colorful and engaging. Turning questions, proves or uses these theorems and earlier published studies in his work to develop the mechanical means to defeat and read the German military secure communications codes during WWII; and to build an unbreakable communications systems for Britain. Januar 2016. The book does give the reader a very good view into the British government's organization and efforts to counteract the German military during the war. But I was quite impressed. While Turing’s achievements remain relevant decades after … One could be a little put off by some of the technical explanations which I found hard to grasp. 8 Personen fanden diese Informationen hilfreich, Rezension aus dem Vereinigten Königreich vom 25. Really well done. Michael S. Berry presents an evaluative text on The Imitation Game that echoes mine in many facets. 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