[lit-ideas] Speaking of Turing ...

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  • Date: Wed, 11 Jan 2012 10:58:30 +0100

From January 2nd's Guardian:

The mathematician and second world war codebreaker Alan Turing is to be celebrated on a special stamp as an online petition calls for a posthumous pardon to quash his conviction for gross indecency.

The computer pioneer is one of 10 prominent people chosen for the Royal Mail's Britons of Distinction stamps ...

http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/2012/jan/02/codebreaker-alan-turing-stamp-approval?INTCMP=SRCH

Chris Bruce,
haltingly simulating conversation, in
Kiel, Germany
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