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Nicky Morgan: the Minister for Women who doesn’t believe in equality for all women

Ok, let’s start with a very short bit of modern history. The UK government role of Minister for Women and Equality was created in 2007 (superseding the previous role of Minister for Women). The position was renamed Minister for Women … Continue reading

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Today, the UK government have confirmed Alan Turing’s “guilt”

Alan Turing – one of the most remarkable minds of the twentieth century; developer in the 1930s of the mathematical concept of a Universal Machine, the theoretical blueprint for the device on which you are reading this – has been … Continue reading

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I don’t think Alan Turing should be pardoned. This is why.

Alan Turing, if you need a quick primer, was a British mathematician, cryptanalyst, and computer scientist. In 1936 he published a paper, On computable numbers with an application to the Entscheidungsproblem, which – with its theoretical model of a ‘Universal … Continue reading

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A tale of two Peters: liberal v radical in gay politics

A few days ago, Andy of Andy’s Miscellany wrote a post about his developing ideas in relation to politics (both LGBT specific, and in general), and particularly the way the process of coming out has influenced the development of his … Continue reading

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