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Norbert Wiener
(1894-1964) born on
Nov 26
US mathematician. He established the science of cybernetics, common factors of control and communication in living organisms, automatic machines, and organizations.
         
   
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The modern physicist is a quantum theorist on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday and a student of gravitational relativity theory on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. On Sunday he is praying. . . that someone will find the reconciliation between the two views.

R
Progress imposes not only new possibilities for the future but new restrictions.
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A single inattention may lose a chess game, whereas a single successful approach to a problem, among many which have been relegated to the wastebasket, will make a mathematician's reputation.
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[M]athematics is a field in which one's blunders tend to show very clearly and can be corrected or erased with a stroke of the pencil.
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The more we get out of the world, the less we leave, and in the long run we shall have to pay our debts at a time that may be very inconvenient for our own survival.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Human Use of Human Beings."
R: "The Human Use of Human Beings."
A: "The Human Use of Human Beings."
N: "The Human Use of Human Beings."
K: "The Human Use of Human Beings."
   


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