Lex Fridman Podcast #376 – Stephen Wolfram & Lex Fridman
Stephen Wolfram, an unparalleled British-American computer scientist, physicist, and entrepreneur, is renowned as the mastermind behind Wolfram Alpha and Mathematica, two groundbreaking computational technologies. Born in 1959, his prodigious intellect led to a PhD in theoretical physics from Caltech at just 20. As the founder and CEO of Wolfram Research, he has persistently pushed the boundaries of scientific computation and data-driven decision making. Wolfram's crowning achievement, "A New Kind of Science," explores the universe through cellular automata and has greatly influenced computational thinking. With multiple awards and accolades, Stephen Wolfram continues to inspire generations of scientists, engineers, and mathematicians worldwide. Discover his innovative work and join the revolution in scientific knowledge through computational exploration with Stephen Wolfram, a true visionary in the fields of artificial intelligence, complexity theory, and computer-aided research.