It is amazing to have to celebrate for something that should normally sound obvious, but only today Alan Turing has been fully “pardoned”.
A great man, a genius, a hero in many ways.
And if you believe this has been a given thing, something easy to get, then remember: the same act had been denied only 20 months ago.
So, something is moving. And we should rejoice in Turing’s memory.
23 December 2013 Last updated at 19:00 ET The centenary of Turing’s birth was marked in June 2012 Computer pioneer and codebreaker Alan Turing has been given a posthumous royal pardon. It overturns his 1952 conviction for…