The project sounds tremendously interesting as it might end up giving anyone access to strong desktop security/sandboxing of a type already available in an “enterpricey” form in products like Citrix XenDesktop.
Turing was prosecuted for gross indecency in 1952 after admitting a sexual relationship with a man and was forced to choose between a prison sentence and hormone therapy. After choosing the latter and getting his career destroyed, Turing killed himself two years later.
Dr. Pausch held his “Last Lecture” on how to live life last September knowing he had little time left. Watching the freely available video recording of his speech is time well spent for anyone planning to treat people, including him or herself in a proper, non-asshat fashion.
Pausch’s memoirs have been released in book form under the title “The Last Lecture” (review).