[TUHS] Happy birthday, John von Neumann!
cym224 at gmail.com
Thu Dec 28 08:26:19 AEST 2017
On 12/27/17 17:10, Dave Horsfall wrote:
> We gained John von Neumann on this day in 1903, and if you haven't
> heard of him then you are barely human... As computer science goes,
> he's right up there with Alan Turing. There is speculation that he
> knew of Babbage's work; see
Coincidentally, I ran across my copy of Goldstine, "The computer from
Pascal to von Neumann", as I was cleaning up, and plan to reread in the
coming weeks. Short of checking the references in von Neumann's
papers, I would think something would in there.
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