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Christopher Fowler
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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 took experts to connect. The idea was to seal the wires in glass tablets and lock them together…
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Christopher Fowler
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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 of the computer, Alan Turing. He, Oscar Wilde, James Baldwin and…
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