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Today is Norbert Wiener's Birthday!
Happy Birthday
to the
Father of Cybernetics

Born:  November 26, 1894
in Columbia, Missouri

Died:  March 18, 1964
in Stockholm, Sweden 

Two months before his death, in a ceremony at the White House, Norbert Wiener was awarded the National Medal of Science. The citation by President Johnson said,  " . . . for marvelously versatile contributions, profoundly original, ranging within pure and applied mathematics, and penetrating boldly into the engineering and biological sciences."