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Turing: The Myth of the Heroic Soloist

Margaret Heffernan | Posted 02.09.2015 | 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 de la Torre | Posted 08.23.2012 | Gay Voices
Christopher de la Torre

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.