Alan Turing

The Enigmatic Codes

I’ve always felt an odd connection to the Alan Turing story, mainly because of my father. As a young man he was employed in an experimental research group to try to understand the structure of strengthened glass, to make it and then find a way to seal wiring inside. Valves and wiring were too clumsy and […]

How A School Stopped The Bullying

I was intrigued to read today about how one London school has ended the problem of homophobic bullying – something which has led to an increase in suicides around the world. Over the last five years, Stoke Newington Secondary School brought bullying to a standstill by teaching its classes about the wartime code-breaker and father […]