Linked by David Adams on Mon 25th Jun 2012 19:32 UTC, submitted by Adurbe
In the News The BBC reports on a Turing scholar's recent claims that by today's standard of evidence, there's reason to doubt the commonly-held belief that the famed computing pioneer committed suicide in response to government persecution over his homosexuality. To be clear, he does not claim to have disproved the suicide theory -- only that the cyanide poisoning that killed Turing could well have been an accident caused by his careless at-home experimentation with dangerous chemicals.
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RE[3]: Time scale
by zima on Wed 27th Jun 2012 07:53 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Time scale"
zima
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The opening of second sentence didn't make it clear enough? (but "sarcasm" is too strong, too negatively loaded)

But, really, you overlook how there will likely be ~"lots of books, documentaries and movies about or citing them" around 2040s, so close to the moment you pointed at.

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