Alan Turing Statue by Stephen Kettle, Bletchley Park
I had the day off today, so I decided to pay another visit to Bletchely Park (my last visit was in September 2009). Some very smart people worked at Bletchely Park (codename Station X) including some of my heros whom most people have never heard of: Alan Turing, Tommy Flowers and Max Newman. "Ultra" was the designation adopted by British military intelligence in June 1941 for wartime signals intelligence obtained by "breaking" high-level encrypted enemy radio and teleprinter communications…
How Turing solved the enigma of Solitaire
Alan Turing wrote to his therapist's niece Maria Greenbaum with his solution to winning the parlour game in July 1953, seemingly indicating the Enigma code genius was warm and caring.
Portrait of Alan Mathison Turing, 1951
Final Dimensions (width x height): 12" x 18" This photographic print is digitally printed on archival photographic paper resulting in vivid, pure color and exceptional detail that is suitable for museum or gallery display. Item #12045565
Remembering Matthew Shepard
Matthew’s death changed the way people viewed and talked about LGBT people, and eventually led to the passage of the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act, a federal law against bias-motivated crimes targeting LGBT people, among others.