Dear Mr. Turing, We’re sorry AND thankful!

England is considering apologizing to Alan Turing. After he saved the world, they prosecuted him for being gay, “treated” him and he killed himself.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/8226509.stm

The petition is here: http://petitions.number10.gov.uk/turing/

But you have to be British to sign.

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One Response

  1. Huh! Actually, my husband wrote a biopic screenplay of Turing and won a couple awards with it. Fascinating life, that man. There’s even a conspiracy theory that states that the reason that Apple computers have a logo with a bite taken out of them is because Alan (who helped create them) killed himself with a single bite from a cyanide dipped apple.

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