As Close as We’ll Get 

Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

In 2013, mathematician and computer scientist Alan Turing was granted a “royal pardon” for his previous “crime” of being gay. At the time, I wrote that what was really called for was a royal apology. In 2021, we’ll come as close as we’re likely to get, when Turing’s face is featured on the new 50 pound note.


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