Alan Turing’s Story Could Be Rebooted By Calls To Pardon Late Computer Legend

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Guantanamo computer problems worsening, defense lawyer tells judge

Still others say the parliamentary proposal does not go far enough. If Turing is pardoned, why not the writer Oscar Wilde, the actor John Gielgud and the thousands of other less-notable Britons once punished for the love that dare not speak its name? Since last year, living best site Britons convicted under the 1885 law that largely targeted gay men popular myth says Queen Victoria did not believe lesbians existed can apply for pardons.
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Files began vanishing in January and the chief defense counsel, Air Force Colonel Karen Mayberry, ordered defense lawyers to stop putting confidential documents on their computer network in April because the data breaches had shown the system was not secure. “We’ve got more issues now than we did then,” Mayberry testified in the top-security courtroom at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base. The defendants include the alleged mastermind of the hijacked plane attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people on September 11, 2001, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed. He and four co-defendants could be executed if convicted of conspiring with al Qaeda, terrorism and murder.
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How to Grab and Keep Girls’ Interest in Computer Coding

Women should also recognize that programming can be a very flexible job, making it ideal for driven intellectuals who want families too. KEEPING WOMEN IN COMPUTER SCIENCE A lot of energy is going into recruiting girls to become coders because of the expected growth in the industry going forward. But women already working in computer science are leaving. We call it leaky pipe, Jung said. She said in academia, 20 percent of associate computer science professors are women, but only 10 percent make it to become full professors. A woman programmer who called into the talk show explained that she gave up working at a start-up because she wanted to have a family and couldnt sustain the hours.
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