Imagine saving over 22 million lives, but not being able to talk about it – not even the slightest brag. Nothing. Well, that was reality for those who worked in the codebreaking department at Bletchley Park. A reality that Dr Sue Black – former head of the Department of Information and Software Systems at the University of Westminster – would draw attention to with her campaign to save the park.
Although I was a little bothered by the inaccuracies of The Imitation Game, I still enjoyed the movie and would love to visit Bletchley Park someday. The concept of computers as we know them arose from Alan Turing and his work which was influenced from WWII.