Remembering Alan Turing

This Saturday, June 23rd, would have marked the 100th birthday of Alan Turing. A visionary mathematician, logician and codebreaker, Turing was a pioneer in the fields of computer science and artificial intelligence. A linchpin member of Ultra, Britain's World War II counterintelligence team, Turing created the… » 6/22/12 4:00pm 6/22/12 4:00pm

Doctor Who Producer Honoured by the Queen

For all those who said that working in SF never gets you anywhere, Doctor Who producer Russell T. Davies has three letters for you: OBE. Not that that's some acronym for an obscure insult, however. Instead, it stands for Officer of the British Empire, one of the highest honours available to non-military personnel… » 6/16/08 8:00am 6/16/08 8:00am