alan turing

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    Skepchick Sundaylies! Tofu Turkey, FDA Blood Ban, Atheist Hanukkah, and a Tribute to Stella Young

    Sunday Funny: The limits of blind trials. (via xkcd) Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 123: Conduction, Convection, Radiation, Oh My! Mindy explores the ways in which energy is transferred as heat. Suspension of Disbelief: The Imitation Game Elizabeth reviews the Alan Turing bio-pic. DBT Skills: Use Some Logic Holidays can be stressful. Olivia provides some tools for getting through…

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  • Skepticism

    Skepchick Book Club: The Man Who Knew Too Much

    Welcome back, fellow readers! This month we read The Man Who Knew Too Much: Alan Turing and the Invention of the Computer by David Leavitt. Join me in the thread to discuss this book and talk about Alan Turing. Also, below the jump is this month’s book-themed recipe (savory scones) and a cocktail recipe provided by Anne Sauer at Mad…

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  • Skepticism

    Reminder: Skepchick Book Club on Sunday

    Has it been almost a month already? Just in case you forgot to schedule it in your social calendar, this is a reminder that the Skepchick Book Club is this Sunday, June 17th, at 11 am, and we will be discussing The Man Who Knew Too Much: Alan Turing and the Invention of the Computer by David Leavitt. We have…

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  • Science

    Alan Turing: computing pioneer, codebreaker, gay icon

    This post was written by Courtney and is cross-posted from Queereka.   Today, the 23rd of May, marks exactly one month until the centenary of Alan Turing’s birth. Events have been going on, and will continue to go on, through the whole of this year to celebrate the milestone. You may have seen that next month’s Skepchick Book Club book…

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