The Forgotten Einstein

Dan Snow’s History Hit | 1 February 2022 | 0h 33m | Listen Later | iTunes | Spotify
Interview with Ananyo Bhattacharya about his book The Man from the Future: The Visionary Life of John von Neumann. Discusses the life and work of John von Neumann: the Manhattan Project; formulating Cold War geopolitical and modern economic theory; creating the first-ever programmable digital computer, prophesying the potential of nanotechnology; the limits of brains and computers – and how they might be overcome.

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