April 14, 2024

A spectacle that might happen in a classroom: the scholars greet their new arithmetic trainer Alan Turing, who instantly begins with the phrases: “Have you learnt who defeated Adolf Hitler? No, it wasn’t the Allies. It’s arithmetic!”

This distinctive character is an impressive scientist who prevented the invasion of Britain by serving to to crack the German Navy’s secret code. Turing explains how he and his staff managed to decrypt Enigma, the Nazi encryption machine, creating what some name the primary pc.

“It’s simpler to interrupt a code than a prejudice…”

By making an attempt to make his phrases accessible to his college students, particularly by way of the Turing Take a look at, which permits measuring synthetic intelligence and its capacity to assume like a human, this new trainer will present that it’s simpler to have one Cracking secret codes as a prejudice. He passionately discusses the matters that fascinate him, such because the start of IT, the connections between analysis and innovation, and the issue of residing in a society the place you might be totally different, amongst others. Alan Mathison Turing was sentenced to chemical castration by the British courts in 1952 for homosexuality and dedicated suicide on June 7, 1954.

Yann Métivier interprets with humor and generosity this scientist of the final century, whose discoveries shaped the origins of pc science and influenced the world at this time. “By making a present for younger individuals round Turing,” says director Vladimir Steyaert, I need to enchantment to each scientific and technical or literary courses. The determine of Turing allows a transversality of disciplines, historical past, arithmetic, pc science, biology and even sports activities. I discover it fascinating to share it with college students and their academics.

“Prof. Turing”, a small, entertaining and interactive type of theater, Thursday, November ninth, at 8:15 p.m. on the Ancien Évêché. Value: Non-members €19. Lowered worth €14. Members €13. Lowered worth €8. Reservations 04 66 03 14 65 – 06 86 85 81 35. [email protected]

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