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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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The Definitive Turing Biography: “Alan Turing: The Enigma” by Andrew Hodges

Days to Centenary: 264 Andrew Hodges was uniquely qualified to write a biography of Alan Turing on at least three counts.  First, he is a professor at Wadham College, Oxford, working in the mathematics of theoretical physics.  Second, he is … Continue reading

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