If you’re in New York, come see me speak tomorrow on the Queer Comics on the Web panel at the Queers & Comics Conference at CUNY. It’s a celebration of comics and LGBT creators, with incredible headlining speakers Alison Bechdel … Continue reading
zgarts: In honor of #InternationalWomensDay 16 amazing women in science: • Mary Anning, born in 1799, was a British fossil collector and paleontologist. Her many discoveries (including ichthyosaurs and plesiosaurs skeletons) greatly contributed to fundamental changes in scientific thinking about … Continue reading
cherrybee75: How to Write About Characters Who Are Smarter Than You “Like many stories, this one ends with a funny circularity. My first book had been about a genius novelist: Arthur Conan Doyle. I then wrote a movie about a … Continue reading
In 1959, Alan Turing’s mother wrote a fascinating biography of her son. Still in mourning when she wrote this, there’s so much about his life that she couldn’t, or wouldn’t, understand. But it offers some incredibly intimate insights into his … Continue reading
Claude Shannon and Alan Turing, codebreakers and pioneers of the Information Age!
The Enigmatic Patterns bookplates just arrived!
New stickers arrived! These are twice the size of the original Turing Machine stickers. Available soon at the Enigmatic Patterns store! Also available soon? Bookmarks! Of course, depending on the tier, Kickstarter backers will be getting these when the book … Continue reading
Dear Woodger, Unfortunately Wilkinson & I have both arranged to go on leave just this moment when you are coming back. I expect you can keep yourself fairly busy though. You could:
1) Do ROOT, OUTPUT
2) Try and help other people in Division doing ACE jobs.
3) Read the folder
4) Read some good book
I hope you really are all right. It is a shame to have you come back and find the place deserted. You might be wise to have a relapse for a week.
Love Alan Turing’s letters… One thing I think The Imitation Game got wrong was his sense of humor, warmth, and close friendships. Many people have spoken about him fondly, and his letters are usually full of charm and little jokes.