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John von Neumann

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  • Occasionally and sotto voce some express the hope, once fostered by a scientific authority such as John von Neumann, that man will eventually discover how to make energy a free good, "just like the unmetered air". [

    Energy and economic myths (historical)

  • When, in 1945, the famed mathematician John von Neumann wrote "First Draft of a Report on the EDVAC," the road map to what would become the computer revolution, did he think then that some day a Steve Jobs would bring forth the iPad and a Moammar Gadhafi would use technology to increase the productivity of murder?

    Hurricane Irene and Steve Jobs

  • One can trace the efforts to link life and geography—in the guise of what are called spatial automata—to a study by the great John von Neumann, who believed that biological organisms could be thought of as information-processing systems.

    SuperCooperators

  • Despite some earlier glimmerings, most historians give the credit for developing and popularizing this field to the great Hungarian-born mathematician John von Neumann, who published his first paper on the subject in 1928.

    SuperCooperators

  • This was an extraordinary institution with “ethereal pretensions” that had been populated over the years by the high priests of science and mathematics, the likes of Albert Einstein, Kurt Gödel, and John von Neumann.

    SuperCooperators

  • A lecture by John von Neumann at Pasadena's California Institute of Technology introduced Palevsky to computer technology.

    Max Palevsky, Computer Tech Pioneer, Dies At 85

  • Cage was aware of research conducted in the late 1930s and 1940s by Wiener, Shannon, Vannevar Bush, Warren McCulloch, and John von Neumann, who were all present at the creation of cybernetic theory.

    John Brockman: The Edge Annual Question 2010: How Is the Internet Changing the Way You Think?

  • He embarked on an academic career but said he dropped out of graduate school after hearing a lecture on computers by John von Neumann, one of the fathers of computer science.

    Computer Pioneer Turned Investor, Activist

  • The people behind these new discoveries are now almost household names: Niels Bohr, Werner Heisenberg, Max Planck, Erwin Schrödingr, John von Neumann, Paul Dirac, Wolfgang Pauli, and others.

    Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D.: An Age of Radical Seeking (Part One)

  • The people behind these new discoveries are now almost household names: Niels Bohr, Werner Heisenberg, Max Planck, Erwin Schrödingr, John von Neumann, Paul Dirac, Wolfgang Pauli, and others.

    Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D.: An Age of Radical Seeking (Part One)

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