2012. február 16., csütörtök
Decoding Alan Turing - The Short Film by Christopher Racster
Filmmaker: Christopher Racster
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Andrew Hodges – biographer, Alan Turing
Paul Harfleet - Artist and Activist
Mathematics, Computers, Cryptography, Artificial Intelligence, History of Science, LGBT
Exhibition Format: DVD or Beta NTSC
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Decoding Alan Turing Clip
Have you ever heard the rumor about the Apple Computer logo? Rampant in circles of geek-based urban legend, is the idea that the Apple with a bite missing that adorns so many of our most prized electronics is a nod to those in the know about Alan Mathison Turing, an English Mathematician (widely hailed as the father of the modern computer) who was found dead at age 41 with a poisoned apple laying next to his bed.
Like many, I grew up gay and felt alone and different. I had no role models, no one to make the path easier or more clear. Today my goal is simple. Find those people and stories, that we may or may not know about, who have made a difference in the world and are gay. And then to tell their stories. Give someone a role model. Someone to light the way.
- Christopher Racster