Monday, October 31, 2005

George Dyson on Google and John von Neumann

"My visit to Google? Despite the whimsical furniture and other toys, I felt I was entering a 14th-century cathedral — not in the 14th century but in the 12th century, while it was being built. Everyone was busy carving one stone here and another stone there, with some invisible architect getting everything to fit. "

Hugo Angel comments

von Neumann in Project Orion

von Neumann also plays a big role in Ted Taylor's unfinished book Changes of Heart


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