Heinz von Foerster

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Austrian American scientist and cybernetician

Why Is Heinz von Foerster Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Heinz von Foerster was an Austrian American scientist combining physics and philosophy, and widely attributed as the originator of Second-order cybernetics. He was twice a Guggenheim fellow and also was a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1980. He is well known for his 1960 Doomsday equation formula published in Science predicting future population growth.

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