makingqueerhistory: Alan Turing Will Bradshaw Will Bradshaw is a…

makingqueerhistory:

Alan Turing

Will Bradshaw

Will Bradshaw is a writer and English language teacher living in the North of England. He regularly writes on political matters and will begin a Philosophy MA this autumn. You can follow him on Twitter at @_WBradshaw, and see his personal work at Angry Meditations on WordPress.

There are a myriad of accounts about Alan Turing’s life. You can read biographies, watch films, and browse entire websites dedicated to the man dubbed ‘the father of artificial intelligence’. But many of these accounts fail on a number of fronts. Some downplay his sexuality, others ignore it outright, and only a handful recognize that Alan Turing’s achievements are as much down to his early romantic experiences as they are to his intellectual prowess. (Read Full Article Here)

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