Konrad Zuse

Konrad Zuse

German inventor, one of the founders of modern computing. Best known as the creator of the first programmable (and Turing complete) computer in the world.
Of course, we knew that the official reports were sketchy, if not falsified. But, in terms of information theory, this is precisely where the problem lay: How were we to reconstruct reality from incomplete or false reports? It is not true that virtually all news in a totalitarian state is false. On the contrary, most news is completely correct, albeit tendentiously slanded; it is just that certain information is suppressed. One can adjust for the political slanting of the news, but there is virtually no way to fill in More Konrad Zuse quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is not true that virtually all news in a totalitarian state is false.More Konrad Zuse quotes [07/06/2011 09:07:05]
The rattling of the relays of the Z4 was the only interesting thing to be experienced in Zurich's night life!More Konrad Zuse quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The belief in a certain idea gives to the researcher the support for his work. Without this belief he would be lost in a sea of doubts and insufficiently verified proofs.More Konrad Zuse quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Of course, we knew that the official reports were sketchy, if not falsified. But, in terms of information theory, this is precisely where the problem lay: How were we to reconstruct reality from incomplete or false reports? It is not true that virtually all news in a totalitarian state is false. On the contrary, most news is completely correct, albeit tendentiously slanded; it is just that certain information is suppressed. One can adjust for the political slanting of the news, but there is virtually no way to fill in the omissions.More Konrad Zuse quotes [07/06/2011 09:07:50]

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