Category Archives: Alan Turing Year 2012

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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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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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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Alan Turing, Gay Pride, and Gay Science

“A Great science fiction detective story” – Ian Watson, author of The Universal Machine Days to Centenary: 77 The Turing Tenner Showdown deadline has been extended for a final time to May 31! Design the best £10 note honouring Alan … Continue reading

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Alan Turing Year Gets Practical: £30,000 Bursary

“A Great science fiction detective story” – Ian Watson, author of The Universal Machine Days to Centenary: 82 The Turing Tenner Showdown deadline has been extended to April 15! Design the best £10 note honouring Alan Turing, win prizes, and be the … Continue reading

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An Alan Turing Year That is for Everyone

“A Great science fiction detective story” – Ian Watson, author of The Universal Machine  Days to Centenary:  170 Believe it or not there are still places on the Earth where there are no internet connections — such places certainly exist in the … Continue reading

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Turing As A Gay Icon

Days to Centenary: 204 In the runup to the centenary of Alan Turing’s birth on June 23, 2012 and the Alan Turing Year events throughout 2012, the world is being exposed to the facts of Alan Turing’s life on a scale … Continue reading

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