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Turing

Pharma Co Breaks Promise To Lower Price Of Expensive, Lifesaving Drug

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 11.25.2015 | Business

Looks like Turing's test was a failure. Turing Pharmaceuticals is reneging on its promise to cut the cost of the lifesaving drug Daraprim, after buyin...

Hillary Clinton Calls On Turing CEO To Restore Drug To Original Price

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 09.28.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton demanded Monday that Turing Pharmaceuticals restore Daraprim back to its original pric...

Turing: The Myth of the Heroic Soloist

Margaret Heffernan | Posted 04.11.2015 | Business
Margaret Heffernan

I fully appreciate that the narrative of the heroic soloists is easier to write and dramatize; it just isn't true. Great achievements invariably require the collaboration of other smart, engaged, vibrant minds. To suggest otherwise flies in the face of fact and justice.

Charles Babbage on Intellectual and Manual Skill

Myles Jackson | Posted 04.28.2013 | Science
Myles Jackson

Could machines replace intellectual skill as they had been doing to certain forms of manual skill?

Alan Turing, Father Of Computer Science, Defied Stereotypes, The Nazis And A Nation

Christopher Delatorre | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Christopher Delatorre

The Turing tragedy is worth considering, if only to remind us that despite a sustained shift away from sexual discrimination, science still hasn't fully come to terms with the fact that one of its most influential icons was gay.