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John Von Neumann and his machine at Princeton Institute of Advanced Studies. Used Williams tubes (CRTs) as memory devices, but used his stored-program concept, thus modern systems are mostly based on Von Neumann architecture. (Photo from Computer History Museum).

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John von Neumann, mathematician, physicist, inventor, computer scientist and polymath

At The Princeton Institute for Advanced Study. Left to right: Julian Bigelow, Herman Goldstine, J. Robert Oppenheimer, and John von Neumann.

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Hungarian-American mathematician who made major contributions to a vast range of fields, John von Neumann, was born #OTD in 1903.