Thursday, October 28, 2010
Alan Turing Gets an Appology
"But even more than that, Alan deserves recognition for his contribution to humankind … It is thanks to men and women who were totally committed to fighting fascism, people like Alan Turing, that the horrors of the Holocaust and of total war are part of Europe's history and not Europe's present.
"So on behalf of the British government, and all those who live freely thanks to Alan's work I am very proud to say: we're sorry, you deserved so much better."
In 1999 Time Magazine named him as one of the 100 Most Important People of the 20th Century.
Posted by Jay Larsen at 10/28/2010 03:06:00 PM