John von Neumann
Mathematician (died 1957) who made major contributions to a vast range of fields including set theory, quantum mechanics, economics and game theory, and computer science. Explored cellular automatons and self assembly.
Mathematician (died 1984) who worked in number theory, set theory, etc. Explored cellular automatons and self assembly with von Neumann.
Creator of the cellular automaton Game of Life
Father of fractal geometry who uses mathematical patterns in the study of various phenomena, including financial markets.
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Known for work in cellular automata, complexity theory, and computer algebra, and creator of the computer program Mathematica.
Contributions to algorithmic information theory and the notion that extreme complexity can be generated by simple rules.
Mathematician and science fiction writer who’s book, The Lifebox, the Seashell, and the Soul, suggests that the world is a computation.
Advocate for loop quantum gravity, an alternative to string theory.
About Ray Kurzweil
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Advocate of the Singularity, the notion that technology develops exponentially, and that human and machine intelligence will merge.
I instrumental in mapping the human genome. Now discovering new genes and designing new organisms.
Futurist and scholar of accelerating change.
Pioneer in molecular nanotechnology.
Pioneer in public key cryptography and a researcher and speaker on molecular nanotechnology and cryonics.
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Physicist and architectural theorist with an interest in genomics.
Architect applying genomics to the generation of architecture and urban form.
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Architect/morphologist working in higher dimensions and is working to decode the morphological genome, the rules unlerlying all form.