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« on: December 23, 2013, 09:41:00 PM »

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25495315
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25495315


Anyone who knows who Alan Turing was knows  how far ahead the state of computing would be now if he hadn't committed suicide


High damned time this has happened.   read the




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« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2013, 01:33:05 AM »

I saw that. Long overdue. I wish it had come in Turing's lifetime.
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« Reply #2 on: December 24, 2013, 09:42:52 AM »

http://gawker.com/alan-turing-posthumously-pardoned-for-1952-homosexualit-1489049031
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« Reply #3 on: December 24, 2013, 11:31:36 AM »

Good for him. When polygamy is eventually legalized, I expect the Mormons and Muslims to be treated with the same respect and dignity.  Cheers
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« Reply #4 on: December 24, 2013, 03:21:56 PM »

He was chemically castrated wow that's horrible
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