Born: 28 Dec 1903 in Budapest, Hungary Died: 8 Feb 1957 in Washington D.C., USA He built a solid framework for quantum mechanics, worked in game theory, was able to investigate spaces with continuously varying dimensions, and was one of the pioneers of computer science. He was involved in the development of the hydrogen bomb.- Category ID : 55589
By Howard Rheingold. Online copy of well known 1985 book on the invention of modern computing; this chapter on John von Neumann, nuclear bombs, early computers. Newer (c)2000 edition of the book is out, with follow-up interviews.