Game of Life mathematician dies from corona
2020-04-14 at 8:20 AM UTC
Renowned mathematician and Princeton University professor John Horton Conway died April 11 as a result of complications from the coronavirus. He was 82. Conway made contributions to many areas of mathematics, including game theory, but was most well known for the invention of the cellular automaton called the Game of Life. The Guardian once called Conway the world's most charismatic mathematician. "John Horton Conway is a cross between Archimedes, Mick Jagger and Salvador Dali. For many years, he worried that his obsession with playing silly games was ruining his career – until he realized that it could lead to extraordinary discoveries," wrote journalist Siobhan Roberts in a 2015 profile.
2020-04-14 at 8:37 AM UTCGame over
2020-04-15 at 8:25 AM UTC
It's always interesting how humble great geniuses are.
2020-04-15 at 8:26 AM UTCDon't know him, but it's still a loss. Fuck you China.
2020-05-20 at 3:29 AM UTCYeah fuck China.