Alan Turing, computer pioneer, posthu...

Alan Turing, computer pioneer, posthumously pardoned for gay sex conviction

There are 26 comments on the Inside Bay Area story from Dec 24, 2013, titled Alan Turing, computer pioneer, posthumously pardoned for gay sex conviction. In it, Inside Bay Area reports that:

Britain has tried to make good by one of its most famous sons, posthumously pardoning Alan Turing for a gay sex conviction which tarnished the brilliant career of the code breaker credited with helping win the war against Nazi Germany and laying the foundation for the computer age.

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#25 Dec 25, 2013
ok. This thread is dead.

It lasted a bit longer than I expected it would, but that is probably just the holidays at work.
James

Canterbury, UK

#26 Dec 26, 2013
Pattysboi wrote:
fr "James":
>The Nazis were no threat to the UK. The Soviet Union was.<
Failed primary school world history, did you? Sure seems like it.
Germany was no threat to anyone.

“ reality, what a concept”

Since: Nov 07

this one

#27 Dec 26, 2013
Straight Sh00ter wrote:
(Nothing worth repeating)
Not getting the psychological help you need up there in Topeka?
The Weimar Republic

Pittsfield, MA

#29 Dec 26, 2013
Pattysboi wrote:
fr "James":
>The Nazis were no threat to the UK. The Soviet Union was.<
Failed primary school world history, did you? Sure seems like it.
Britain was a threat to the Middle East with the Balfour declaration and displacing Palestinians. Been gravy train ever since.[sic]
James

Canterbury, UK

#30 Dec 26, 2013
The Weimar Republic wrote:
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Britain was a threat to the Middle East with the Balfour declaration and displacing Palestinians. Been gravy train ever since.[sic]
The Balfour Declaration was given so the US would enter World War I.
The Worlds Biggest Lie

Pittsfield, MA

#31 Dec 27, 2013
James wrote:
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The Balfour Declaration was given so the US would enter World War I.
I think you will find this very useful.
~Peace

http://www.sweetliberty.org/issues/israel/fre...

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