Since nobody, really, came forward to celebrate Alan Turing's 100th Birthday the way I hope, I'm left with no choice but to stick it up everybody's arse (Oops!--poor word choice).
If Google is God enough to not let Turing's birthday pass--keeping him in the news--than I'm mortal enough to report here my findings.
Case in point:In Honor Of Alan Turing, Linux Promoter Jon 'Maddog' Hall Comes Out Gay
Jon “Maddog” Hall has announced he is gay, saying he wanted to the 100th anniversary of Alan Turing's birthday.[sic]
Turing is the British mathematician who helped crack the German Enigma machine code – a triumph of computer science and a turning point for the Allies in World War II.
(reckon it turned out to be a good word choice)
Could be the start of a
National Global Tur nOut Day
? (purposely spelled with a strikethrough n) A day when people in the math and science fields opt to come out of the closet.