This is a brief movie related to the LEGO Turing Machine developed by Jeroen van den Bos and Davy Landman at Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI), Amsterdam (Netherlands). They developed it just for CWI’s exposition “Turings Erfenis” in respect of the centenary of Alan Turing’s birth on 23 June 1912.
Alan Turing was a outstanding mathematician who assisted establish the hypothetical model of the computer system as we understand it nowadays. He was a creative thinker, one of the very few people of his time who identified the purpose the computer would likely perform for mankind.
LEGO Turing Machine from ecalpemos on Vimeo.