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Johann von Neumann (1903 - 1957)
US (Hungarian-born) computer scientist, mathematician [more author details]
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In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
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Johann von Neumann
The sciences do not try to explain, they hardly even try to interpret, they mainly make models. By a model is meant a mathematical construct which, with the addition of certain verbal interpretations, describes observed phenomena. The justification of such a mathematical construct is solely and precisely that it is expected to work.
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Johann Von Neumann
You wake me up early in the morning to tell me I am right? Please wait until I am wrong.
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Johann von Neumann, on being phoned at 10:00 AM

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