Google Duplex beat the Turing test: Are we doomed? | ZDNet

“But in the 1950s, the British government considered Turing a criminal. The irony and injustice of this is mind boggling, not just because he probably saved more British lives in World War II than any other Briton, but because his only so-called crime was that he was gay.

For this, which at the time the British government called “gross indecency,” he was given the choice of imprisonment or chemical castration. He killed himself in 1954, at the age of 41.”