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Benedict Cumberbatch takes on another brilliantly awkward role as the man who brought computers to the world

Alan Turing launched us on the road to computers when he was breaking codes for the Allies during World War II. He's considered the father of artificial intelligence and theoretical computer science. But his strange story was hidden for decades. Now, Benedict Cumberbatch takes on Turing in the new film, The Imitation Game.

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Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Hyderabad in India. The World's David Leveille explains the city is at the center of a long-running dispute over a former ruler's fortune.

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Saving Bletchley Park

Bletchley Park, outside London, was one of the most important spying posts during World War II, and it was there that computer scientists cracked the supposedly unbreakable German communication codes, but now,