John Horton Conway

On His LOVE/HATE Relationship with LIFE

John Horton Conway

Talk: On His LOVE/HATE Relationship with LIFE

John Horton Conway stops by Google for a Talk. A short reading about why he hates the Game of Life but really loves it, followed by an interview and Q&A.

John Horton Conway

John Horton Conway is an English mathematician active in the theory of finite groups, knot theory, number theory, combinatorial game theory and coding theory. He has also contributed to many branches of recreational mathematics, notably the invention of the cellular automaton called the Game of Life. Conway is currently Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at Princeton University in New Jersey.