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Episode from the podcastBig Ideas (Video)

Janna Levin on her book Madman Dreams of Turing Machines

Released Saturday, 20th April 2013
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Janna Levin on her book Madman Dreams of Turing Machines, the story of two great mathematicians, Kurt Godel and Alan Turing. They were men who had the capacity to think about the most abstract of mathematical truths but had very limited abilities when it came to confronting the mundane aspects of life. Both committed suicide.image