Re: wheeler walked away; Zuse ...

From: Juergen Schmidhuber <>
Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2002 09:57:27 +0200 wrote:
> as for your point in your post about wheeler attaching
> his name to the theory, I think its ok for proponents
> and not originators of a theory to be named along with it.
> for example lately Ive been referring to the
> fredkin-wolfram thesis. fredkin is far more the
> originator; wolfram is far more the proponent. seems
> to me the everett-wheeler theory can be fairly seen in the
> same way.

just to set the record straight: the originator was Zuse.
Here is a link to a PDF scan of his 1967 paper (on the
universe running on a cellular automaton):
Received on Fri Sep 27 2002 - 03:58:29 PDT

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