Mathematicians born on this day:
1612 : Tacquet  Mathematicians who died on this day: 
Alan Turing  Wilhelm Weber  William Trail 
Theorem of the day from Robin Whitty  Mathematician of the week 
Alan Turing (1912  1954)
We can only see a short distance ahead, but we can see plenty there that needs to be done.
From his paper on the Turing test
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