__________ is often called the father of modern computing. He was a brilliant mathematician and logician. He developed the idea of the modern computer and artificial intelligence. During the Second World War he worked for the government breaking the enemies codes and Churchill said he shortened the war by two years.
Alan Turing He is famous for the quote, "Those who can imagine anything, can create the impossible."
__________ As a young revolutionary and feminist, she challenged mindsets that stereotyped women. Her life is still an inspiration for socialists all over the world.
Rosa Luxembourg She is famous for the quote, "Those who don't move, do not notice their chains."
___________ was an anarchist political activist and writer. She played a pivotal role in the development of anarchist political philosophy in North America and Europe in the first half of the 20th century.
Emma Goldman She is famous for the quote, "Someone has said that it requires less mental effort to condemn than to think."
__________ was an American novelist, journalist, and social activist. A pioneer in the world of commercial magazine fiction, he was one of the first writers to become a worldwide celebrity and earn a large fortune from writing.
Jack London He is famous for the quote, "I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet."
__________ is an American mathematician, computer scientist, science fiction author, and one of the founders of the cyberpunk literary movement.
Rudy Rucker He is famous for the quote, ""The simple process of eating and breathing weave all of us together into a vast four-dimensional array. No matter how isolated you may sometimes feel, no matter how lonely, you are never really cut off from the whole."
__________ was an American labor leader and civil rights activist who, with Dolores Huerta, co-founded the National Farm Workers Association in 1962.
Cesar Chavez He is famous for the quote, "Students must have initiative; they should not be mere imitators. They must learn to think and act for themselves - and be free."
__________ was an American poet, philosopher, and writer. He is considered to be one of the leading figures of both the Beat Generation during the 1950s and the counterculture that soon followed.
Allen Ginsberg He is famous for the quote, "Whoever controls the media, the images, controls the culture."
__________ was an American novelist and poet of French-Canadian descent. He is considered a literary iconoclast and, alongside William S. Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg, a pioneer of the Beat Generation.
Jack Kerouac He was famous for the quote, "Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion."
__________ is a German-American mathematician, cryptologist, programmer, and professor of mathematics and computer science at the Eindhoven University of Technology and research professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Dan Bernstein He is famous for the quote, "I won't be satisfied until I've put the entire security industry out of work."
__________ was an English statistician, philosopher and Presbyterian minister who is known for having formulated a specific case of the theorem that bears his name: Bayes' theorem.
Thomas Bayes Nate Silver said, "Under Bayes' theorem, no theory is perfect. Rather, it is a work in progress, always subject to further refinement and testing."
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