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Nette Anekdote über Norbert Wiener, den Begründer der Kybernetik der heute 111 Jahre alt werden würde:

When he and his family moved to a new house a few blocks away, his wife gave him written directions on how to reach it, since she knew he was absent-minded. But when he was leaving his office at the end of the day, he couldn’t remember where he put her note, and he couldn’t remember where the new house was. So he drove to his old neighborhood instead. He saw a young child and asked her, “Little girl, can you tell me where the Wieners moved?” “Yes, Daddy,” came the reply, “Mommy said you’d probably be here, so she sent me to show you the way home”.

(Von Norbert Wiener - Quotes via <a href=”” title=”heise online - “Das Gehirn ist ein Computer”“>