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2014 budget funds graphene research and an Alan Turing Institute

Your taxes are to fund development of 'wonder material' graphene and a big data institute named after scientist and war hero Alan Turing.

By Mar. 19, 2014

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Alan Turing gets royal pardon on homosexuality 'crime'

The codebreaker and computer pioneer was convicted in 1952, which resulted in him losing security clearance and he was given the choice of jail or chemical castration. A 2013 pardon is merely posturing.

By Dec. 24, 2013

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First look at Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing in 'The Imitation Game'

Following news of the royal pardon for WWII code breaker and computer scientist Alan Turing for his "crime" in the '50s of being a homosexual, "The Imitation Game" reveals its first official image from the film.

By Dec. 27, 2013

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Code-breaker Alan Turing to be pardoned (finally)

Vilified by the British government for his homosexuality -- a fact that many say led to his suicide -- the famous mathematician and Enigma code-breaker is now likely to receive a posthumous pardon.

By Jul. 20, 2013

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Enigma codebreaker Alan Turing to be pardoned posthumously

The father of modern computing is to be granted a posthumous pardon, thanks to a backbench bill tabled for the end of October.

By Jul. 20, 2013

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Cryptography scientists win 2012 Turing Award

Association for Computing Machinery bestows its award on Shafi Goldwasser and Silvio Micali for pioneering technology in Internet security.

By Mar. 13, 2013

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Turing to be new face of the tenner?

An e-petition has been launched to make the father of modern computer science, Alan Turing, the new face of the £10 note.

By Mar. 23, 2012

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Alan Turing celebrated with Google doodle

The father of modern computing has his own doodle, 100 years after his birth.

By Jun. 23, 2012

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Google backs Alan Turing Monopoly game

As part of the 100th anniversary of Alan Turing's birth, Google decides to back the release of a special Monopoly edition to honor one of its most famed players.

By Sep. 9, 2012

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Google's impossibly clever Alan Turing doodle

In a doodle celebrating the 100th birthday of Alan Turing tomorrow, Google creates a conundrum that the majority of humanity simply won't understand. This is a good thing.

By Jun. 22, 2012