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Codebreaker Alan Turing rips America in newly discovered letters

All of the letters are archived and available to read online.

On Aug 29, 2017 by Phillip Tracy

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Google memo writer says being a conservative at Google is like being gay in the 1950s

Try again.

On Aug 18, 2017 by Ana Valens

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Thousands of gay men could be pardoned for same-sex acts under new U.K. law

The Alan Turing bill would posthumously pardon those charged with 'gross indecency.'

On Oct 20, 2016 by Jaya Saxena

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Researchers restore the first piece of computer-made music—from 1951

Two researchers made it sound less wobbly.

On Sep 26, 2016 by Audra Schroeder

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You might feel a robot’s pain—but it doesn’t feel yours

The future of empathy just got wired.

On Nov 13, 2015 by Gillian Branstetter

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8 things you need to know before dating a geek girl

Elite Daily's guide on dating geek girls was misogynistic and wrong. Here's some better advice.

On Jun 10, 2015 by [email protected]

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The WWII Enigma machine is getting a 21st century update

One programmer created a way to send and receive cryptic messages through code.

On Apr 17, 2015 by Selena Larson

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Alan Turing’s notebook just sold for $1 million

An unnamed bidder just bought a major chunk of science history.

On Apr 14, 2015 by AJ Dellinger

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Jon Stewart falls in love with Benedict Cumberbatch on ‘The Daily Show’

He can't keep his feelings bottled up inside.

On Nov 19, 2014 by Michelle Jaworski

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Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Alan Turing in ‘The Imitation Game’ trailer

Alan Turing's life is one of history's great triumphs as well as one of its great tragedies. 

On Jul 21, 2014 by Aja Romano

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Father of modern computing posthumously pardoned for being gay

But his acolytes argue that the Queen's words send the wrong message.

On Dec 24, 2013 by Miles Klee