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How to Support English Libel Law Reform

February 12, 2010

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Over on Richard Dawkins’s website a recent post contains the latest information from Simon Singh’s brave legal battle against medieval English libel laws (http://richarddawkins.net/articles/5069). He is currently being sued by the British Chiropractic Association (BCA) for daring to suggest that the evidence is far from sufficient to back up their claims that chiropractic can cure […]

The Alan Turing Apology — Why?

September 7, 2009

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Not so long ago, we celebrated the posthumous birthday of Alan Turing, who has achieved heroic status in the computing field. He made critical contributions to algorithms, computation, computer design and artificial intelligence, and famously played a role in the efforts to break the German codes during the Second World War. However, his story does […]