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Super-Nerd Benedict Cumberbatch, Who Already Has a Geek Hat-Trick, May Star in Alan Turing Biopic

Days since the Centenary: 224 Days to the Bicentennial: 36,300 I was talking with my business partner Saul–who is the other half of IndieBookLauncher.com–the other day and we were speculating about which existing Star Trek villain might get reprised in … Continue reading

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The End of the Alan Turing Year–And the Beginning of the Bicentennial

Days to the Bicentennial: 36,333 What an awesome year for Turing fans–which in the computer age is pretty much everyone, whether they know it or not. Still, at long last the Alan Turing Year is drawing to a close. As … Continue reading

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Illuminating Alan Turing With The Caustic Effect

Days since the Centenary: 144 Days to the Bicentennial: 36,380 The Turing Elves are at it again. (Really? It’s almost the end of the Alan Turing Year and you haven’t encountered the term “Turing Elf” before? See the tab at … Continue reading

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A Turing-less World

Days since the Centenary: 136 Days to the Bicentennial: 36,388 In theory the Alan Turing Year is winding down–it has less than two months to go–but in fact it doesn’t seem to be slowing much. Here’s one of the latest … Continue reading

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A Turing Halloween, the Sequel

Days since the Centenary: 130 Days to the Bicentennial: 36,394 So I’ve been busy lately, as any regular visitors to this site can probably tell, in part with my new Turing book project (if you missed that announcement, see the … Continue reading

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Interview: Rudy Rucker Brings Alan Turing Back From The Dead + A Surprise Announcement

Days since the Centenary: 87 Days to the Bicentennial: 36,437 It’s our birthday! Well, sort of. This site will be one year old on October 3, but we’re celebrating early with two seriously cool announcements. Announcement Number One First, I’ve just … Continue reading

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Alan Turing in Israel

Days since the Centenary: 75 Days to the Bicentennial: 36,449 One thing that the international Alan Turing Year has made evident as events, gathering, talks, and creative works have been unveiled, launched, or convened: even 58 years after Turing’s death … Continue reading

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A Bouquet of Turing Audio Offerings

Days since the Centenary: 69 Days to the Bicentennial: 36,455 Not surprisingly there’s been a spate of podcasts focussed on Alan Turing in the lead-up to his June 23 centenary and in its wake since then. Here are some of … Continue reading

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DiCaprio Won’t Play Turing — Who Will?

“A Great science fiction detective story” – Ian Watson, author of The Universal Machine NOW AVAILABLE for instant download! Click to find out more. Days since the Centenary: 58 Days to the Bicentennial: 36,466 News outlets are reporting (for instance … Continue reading

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Pardon? MPs Take Another Shot At Clearing Turing’s Name

“A Great science fiction detective story” – Ian Watson, author of The Universal Machine NOW AVAILABLE for instant download! Click to find out more. Days since the Centenary: 32 Days to the Bicentennial: 36,492 It’s déjà vu all over again. … Continue reading

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