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Pls sign this petition @stephenfry campaign & endorsed by @HRC #notjustturing @ImitationGame https://www.change.org/p/british-government-pardon-all-49-000-men-who-like-alan-turing-were-persecuted-and-criminalized-under-british-law-for-gross-indecency-section-11-of-the-criminal-law-amendment-act-1885-which-was-overturned-in-1967-which-prosecuted-them-for-being-gay?just_created=true …

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Joan Clarke, the cryptanalyst war-heroine, and the women of Bletchley Park (you never heard of)

Joan Clarke Murray codebreaker at Bletchley Park during World War II, became deputy head of Hut 8 in 1944. Code breaking was almost exclusively done by men during the war. Clarke was paid less than the men and felt that she was prevented from progressing further because of her gender. She was a English cryptanalyst and numismatist. You have Joan and the women of Bletchley Park to thank for changing the History of the World AND the fact that you’re reading this on a computer!

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Alan Turing: Creator of modern computing

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Alan Turing's letter to Christopher Morcom's mother. Christopher was Alan's first love, and he died very young. Just 17 when he passed. Alan was heartbroken.

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