Today is Norbert Wiener's Birthday!
Two months before his death, in a ceremony at the
White House, Norbert Wiener was awarded the National Medal of Science.
The citation by President Johnson said, " . . . for marvelously versatile
contributions, profoundly original, ranging within pure and applied mathematics,
and penetrating boldly into the engineering and biological sciences."
Father of Cybernetics
Born: November 26, 1894
in Columbia, Missouri
Died: March 18, 1964
in Stockholm, Sweden