Dimitris John Raptis

566 days ago

Fascinating story on the beginning of the beginning of modern computer science and the tragic tales of the people behind it.

The Man Who Tried to Redeem the World with Logic

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Walter Pitts was used to being bullied. He’d been born into a tough family in Prohibition-era Detroit, where his father, a boiler-maker, had no trouble raising his fists to get his way. The neighborhood boys weren’t much better.