Editor's note -- Alan Turing is the founding father of all computers, Google and every other Internet company today. Turing also cracked secret Nazi code, so he practically won World War II single-handedly.
This past Saturday was Turing's 100th birthday. Google honored its ancestor with a coded Doodle. People could try to program it and once each level of six codes was solved, the next level got more difficult.
The 2012 Turing Year is coordinated by the Turing Centenary Advisory Committee (
There's a video on the Washington Post link (below) that shows how to break the code. The Editor did not get to Level Six (or even try).