The Martians of Innovation by Neumann Society

By George Tilesch | "They are among us, but they call themselves Hungarians." On Hungarian innovation in a transatlantic and Silicon Valley context.

Dennis Gabor, “Father of Holography” - OpenMind

Dennis Gabor was born on <b>June 5th, 1900</b> in Budapest, Hungary, a country that was then part of the Austro-Hungarian Dual Monarchy. Although physics …

Erno Rubik: how we made Rubik’s Cube

Erno Rubik: ‘I experimented in my mother’s flat, making a prototype out of wood, rubber bands and paper clips’<p><b>Professor Erno Rubik, inventor</b><p>In the mid-1970s, I was teaching design at the Academy of Applied Arts in Budapest. I was searching for a way to demonstrate 3D movement to my students and one …

Robotics

The Internet's hidden science factory

<i>Illustration by Edel Rodriguez</i><p>In a small apartment in a small town in northeastern Mississippi, Sarah Marshall sits at her computer, clicking bubbles …

Marina von Neumann Whitman

<b>Marina von Neumann Whitman</b> is an American economist. She is a Professor of Business Administration and Public Policy at the University of Michigan’s …

#Hunnovators Neumann Society Gathering 2015

We will start the day with keynotes but in the afternoon we will form workgroups and work in project teams around issues we care about the most.<p>These …

European Excellence Awards - and the Winner is

We’re proud to announce, that our company, ARworks, with its Viaopta Daily application for Novartis won the “Mobile Communication and Social App” …

Külföld rovat

Egy baltával fenyegetőző férfi támadt a düsseldorfi pályaudvar utasaira csütörtök este, többen megsebesültek.<p>2017. 03. 09. 21:53<p>Sokat puhítottak a …

And the winner of Slush 100 is…

Slush 2014 proudly presents the winner of the Slush 100 pitching competition, revealed on Wednesday evening in front of a captivated full house at …

Startups

How Prezi Helped Turn Budapest Into Europe's Newest Startup Hub

Talk of the hottest startup scenes invariably revolves around cities like Berlin, Stockholm, or London. Rarely does it touch on Central Europe, yet it is from here that a new generation of entrepreneurs has been emerging and creating some extraordinary startup success stories like Prezi.<p>Founded in …

Startups

This Hungarian-American Mathematician May Have Been Smarter Than Einstein

Some would claim the smartest person of the 20th century worked down the hall from Albert Einstein at Princeton’s Institute for Advanced Study.<p>John von Neumann, born in Budapest in 1903 and immigrated to the United States in 1930, was a seminal thinker in mathematics (foundations of mathematics, …

Mathematics