From the archives: As __AIs__ begin to take to the streets, a question posed by legendary mathematician __David Hilbert__ is being used to help make self-driving cars crash-free.

ICYMI: As __AIs__ begin to take to the streets, a question posed by legendary mathematician __David Hilbert__ is being used to help make self-driving cars crash-free.

ICYMI: As __AIs__ begin to take to the streets, a question posed by legendary mathematician __David Hilbert__ is being used to help make self-driving cars crash-free.

ICYMI: As __AIs__ begin to take to the streets, a question posed by legendary mathematician __David Hilbert__ is being used to help make self-driving cars crash-free.

A delightful story about __David Hilbert__, from __Martin__ Davis's "The __Universal__ Computer" (this will be a long quotation):
My own favorite story [about __Göttingen__ in the 1920s] was about the time that Hilbert was seen day after day in torn trousers, a source of embarrassment to many.

__David Hilbert__: the architect behind modern #mathematics (via our partner @bbvaOpenMind )

Genius: amazing and remarkable coincidences connected with the creation of the General Theory of Relativity by Albert Einstein and __David Hilbert__.

Terrific piece on how even __Geniuses__ can lose their way via doubt, and how competition can save them. Einstein lost two years on General __Relativity__, and published just in time in 1915 to beat competitor __German__ mathematician __David Hilbert__ to the punch:

__David Hilbert__: the architect behind modern #mathematics (via our partner @bbvaOpenMind )

David Hilbert'>__Meet David Hilbert__: the architect behind modern #mathematics - (__Partner__ content via )

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__David Hilbert—born__#OTD 1862—was a __German__ mathematician who proposed 23 problems that have guided 20th-century math:

At John von Neumann's doctoral exam, __David Hilbert__ had only one question: Who was his tailor?

In 1925, __German__ mathematician __David Hilbert__ described a hotel w/ an infinite number of rooms

"It is an error to believe rigor is the enemy of simplicity. Rigor forces us to find simpler methods of proof." -- __David Hilbert__

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