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What I Learned – Alan Turing To Be Honored On Britain’s £50 Note

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Computer physicist Alan Turing, one of the most notable codebreakers of World War II, will be honored on Britain’s fifty-pound note more than 60 years after he was forced to undergo chemical castration under Britain’s laws against homosexuality. What do you think?

“Seems like a lot to go through just to get your face on money.”

Gus Stout • Taxidermy Historian

“Not quite the same as living till a ripe old age with functioning genitals, but it’s something.”

Peter Hess • Gumbo Stirrer

“Yeah, a $50 bill is how I apologize too.”

Alison Briggs • Bubble Artist


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