Monday, June 18, 2012

Bletchley Park - Enigma, Turing & Colossus

Home of the Enigma code breakers during World War II

Birth place of one of the first computers, the Colossus

Homage to Alan Turing: computer pioneer, Enigma code breaker & founder of Artificial Intelligence

Click on the first image and you can go through all of them in larger format:

Some Enigma machines

A rebuilt Bombe, used to break the Enigma code (front view)

Bombe (back view)

The Colossus was used to break the Lorenz cipher machine 
(it's a one purpose semi programmable computer)

Some other stuff...

Photo's: Bennie Mols, 18 June 2012