Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas

John Von Neumann

john-von-neumann-s-competition-motors-ferraris1958-jpg.3113921 400×257 pixels

1

Cam Healy's 1951 LeMans winning porsche 356SL back in 1952 @ Pebble Beach with John von Neumann as the new owner

1
from The Times

Wealthy collectors chase classic Ferrari

The car was one of two 625 TRCs built, and this example was purchased new by American Ferrari importer John Von Neumann. Description from blog.hemmings.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

16
2

If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is

17
1

Harry Markowitz is an economist at the Rady School of Management at the University of California, San Diego. He is best known for his pioneering work in Modern Portfolio Theory, studying the effects of asset risk, correlation and diversification on expected investment portfolio returns. Dr. Markowitz is also the recipient of the 1989 John von Neumann Theory Prize. In 1952, Harry Markowitz developed the simple, but profound notion that investors must consider not only return, but the risk…

from the Guardian

The true fathers of computing

John von Neumann with the stored-program computer at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey, in 1945.

3
1