Behind Alan Turing’s Machines

Fresh insights into the enigma

Alan Turing and his machines - fresh insights into the enigmaAlan Turing avoided prison by agreeing to a now unthinkable condition of probation: chemical castration. He was forced to take Stilboestrol (DES)

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More about Alan Turing posthumous pardon

  • Alan Turing granted Royal pardon by the Queen, telegraph, 24 Dec 2013.
  • Grant a pardon to Alan Turin, epetitions, Closing:23/11/2012.
  • Government rejects a pardon for computer genius Alan Turing, the guardian, 7 February 2012.
  • How Alan Turing Finally Got a Posthumous Apology, radar, September 17, 2009.
  • PM apology after Turing petition, BBC News, 11 September 2009.
  • Gordon Brown: I’m proud to say sorry to a real war hero, telegraph, 10 Sep 2009.
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4 thoughts on “Behind Alan Turing’s Machines”

  1. Terrible. Messing with hormones can be disruptive to one’s state of mind. Following the unfortunate accident which required both my testicles to removed, there were extreme moods wings while the correct HRT dosage was established. I guess Mr Turing experienced something similar.
    M.T. Balzak

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