The Interview

Alan Turing's nephew: ‘A Shakespearean tragedy surrounded his life’

His uncle cracked Nazi ciphering by finding the settings for the Enigma coding machine in 1939, giving the United Kingdom and its allies an enormous advantage during World War II. Alan Turing’s nephew, Dermot Turing, is our guest on today’s show. Dermot Turing talks about his uncle’s legacy, and the tragedy surrounding his premature death. We also discuss what’s at stake as the development of artificial intelligence progresses in our societies.