Puzzled dog

A dog tries hard to coax a man seated on a bench holding a ball to play fetch. The problem is that the man is a statue.

Via Matthew Cobb, who adds that the statue is that of Alan Turing, the brilliant computer scientist and Artificial Intelligence pioneer who committed suicide in 1954 supposedly by eating a cyanide-laden apple (which is the ‘ball’ in the statue) because of a British government prosecution over his homosexuality.

In 2009, the government apologized.

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