Turing on the £50 note

The Bank of England has announced Alan Turing will be on the next £50 note.

Here are some videos we’ve made on the topic…

First an Objectivity video in which we speculated about who might be on the note.

On the Numberphile Podcast I spoke with Simon Singh about his role on the committee which made the decision. It’s the early part of the podcast.

Here’s are some Numberphile videos about the Enigma Machine from Alan Turing superfan James Grime.

Plus, while we’re speaking of the Bank of England, some gold in their vault