Idea Makers: Personal Perspectives on the Lives & Ideas of Some Notable People

Idea Makers: Personal Perspectives on the Lives & Ideas of Some Notable People

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Hardcover, Pages: 250

Genres: Biography, Science, History, Mathematics

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Idea Makers: Personal Perspectives on the Lives & Ideas of Some Notable People
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This book of thoroughly engaging essays from one of todays most prodigious
innovators provides a uniquely personal perspective on the lives and achievements of a selection of intriguing figures from the history of science and technology. Weaving together his immersive interest in people and history with insights gathered from his own experiences, Stephen Wolfram gives an ennobling look at some of the individuals whose ideas and creations have helped shape our world today. Contents includes biographical sketches of:
Richard Feynman
Kurt Godel
Alan Turing
John von Neumann
George Boole
Ada Lovelace
Gottfried Leibniz
Benoit Mandelbrot
Steve Jobs
Marvin Minsky
Russell Towle
Bertrand Russell
Alfred Whitehead
Richard Crandall
Srinivasa Ramanujan
Solomon Golomb

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