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Celebrity birthdays for Oct. 1, 2016

Actress-singer Julie Andrews is 81. Actress Stella Stevens is 78. Saxophonist Jerry Martini of Sly and the Family Stone is 73. Jazz bassist Dave Holland is 70. Actor Randy Quaid is 66. Drummer Tim O’Reagan of The Jayhawks is 58. Singer Youssou N’Dour is 57. Actor Esai Morales (“NYPD Blue”) …

Celebrity birthdays for Jan. 2, 2016

TV host Jack Hanna (“Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild”) is 69. Actress Wendy Phillips is 64. Actress Tia Carrere is 49. Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. is 48. Model Christy Turlington is 47. Actor Taye Diggs is 45. Singer Doug Robb of Hoobastank is 41. Actor Dax Shepard is 41. Actress …

Celebrity birthdays for Oct. 15, 2015

Singer Barry McGuire is 80. Actress Linda Lavin (”Alice”) is 78. Drummer Don Stevenson of Moby Grape is 73. Actress-director Penny Marshall is 72. Musician Richard Carpenter of The Carpenters is 69. Singer Tito Jackson is 62. Actor Larry Miller (”The Nutty Professor”) is 62. Actor Jere Burns is 61. …

Alan Turing, father of computer science, not yet getting his due – The Washington Post

For Alan Turing’s many admirers, the centenary of his birth on Saturday is an occasion for both celebration and mourning. Here, after all, is the architect of the modern computer, the code-breaker whose ingenuity ensured an Allied victory in World War II and the father of artificial intelligence. Yet Turing …