If they did meet it would have been fascinating for both men. Zuse had independently invented a digital computer, the Z1, in Nazi Germany and after the war he founded a computer company that was eventually bought by Siemens. He also wrote a book, Computing Space, that presents the idea that the universe may actually be a digital construct running in the memory of a grid of computers.
You can find out more about this remarkable man in The Universal Machine.
from The Universal Machine http://universal-machine.blogspot.com/
Monday, November 5, 2012
Did Alan #Turing interrogate Konrad Zuse in Göttingen in 1947?
Posted by Ian Watson