Named after Alan Turing, a pioneer theoretician of machine intelligence, who said that a computer able to converse with a human for a certain time could be considered intelligent.
A silencer dampens the noise and flash from a firing gun.
Cards are punched on a card punch machine: empty or filled spaces on the card represent binary data. The punched deck is run through a punch card reader to be read by a computer.
A vacuum tube is a sealed glass tube with a cathode, filaments and an anode plate. It is used for amplification of a weak current, rectification of alternating current to direct current, and generation of oscillating frequency for guitar amps, radio and radar. Vacuum tubes function better when they are hot.
ENIAC the world's first general purpose computer ran on vacuum tubes.
A folly is a building with no functional purpose. It may be constructed for decoration in a landscape, or to amuse or stimulate curiosity.
Follies can be shaped like Gothic towers, Roman temples, medieval ruins or fantasy grottoes, among other weird and wonderful designs.