Cons: How do feel about a gay man inventing your computer?

Alan Turing, one of the key figures of WW2 because he invented the programmable electronic binary computer, was, we are certain, a gay man.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nuPZUUED5uk

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You might also consider that the *personal* computer is, to a large extent, the invention of people who might be described as "hippies" - sci fi fans who played around with electronics as a hobby - called "hackers" because they actually were hacks - amateurs, many of whom were given to "counter-culture" ideas, the most famous being visionary and onetime LSD aficionado Steve Jobs - not to be confused with the "straights" of IBM, whom they took ideas from but laughed at.

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  • 6 years ago
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    It couldn't matter less to me who invented it.

  • 6 years ago

    John Atanasoff invented the first electronic digital computer. He was half American and half Bulgarian and NOT gay since he had a wife and a few kids. Look it up yourself.

  • 6 years ago

    didn't the germans invent computers with enigma?

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