Just two trivial thoughts, that might or might not influence differences in ways of thinking about/conceiving the possibilities of digital switches - 1) leaving aside multipoint light switches, where you might have two or more switches operating the same light fitting in a domestic situation, British domestic light switches are, in general,"upside-down" to American switches i.e.
Hello all -- I have a semi-formed question about the origins of digital information in the works of Shannon and Turing, vis-a-vis their respective technological milieux (on opposite sides of the Anglo-Atlantic). Specifically, I am wondering about their relationship to light switches.
Distortion of historical fact in films is common, even for films purporting to be historical in nature. The Imitiation Game, a biopic based on the life of Alan Turing, has been criticized for several distortions of Turing's life, but the most egregious has been singled out as the implication Turing shielded a Soviet spy during his time at Bletchley Park. The Guardian and the War is Boring blog go into detail.