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John Von Neumann and his machine at Princeton Institute of Advanced Studies. Used Williams tubes (CRTs) as memory devices, but used his stored-program concept, thus modern systems are mostly based on Von Neumann architecture. Photo from Computer History Museum

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John von Neumann-American mathematician founding father of game theory (the application of mathematics to economic, military, political, and social conflict) and computer design.

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The Singularity: Definition 2 – John von Neumann (1950s)• “The ever-accelerating progress of technology … gives the app...

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1 – John Von Neumann Documentary [video] - http://blog.explodingads.com/1-john-von-neumann-documentary-video/ - By adamnemecek 1 point, 0 comments From: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTS9O0CoVng

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13 Absurdly Massive Early Computers

<> 1944: Engineer John von Neumann stands with the Harvard Mark I, an electromechanical computer.

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