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

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

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

Author: Stephen Wolfram

Format: Hardback | 250 pages

Publication Date: 28 Jul 2016

ISBN-13: 9781579550035

This book of thoroughly engaging essays from one of today's 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