The Legendary John Conway (1937-2020)
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We pay tribute to John Horton Conway - with clips from the man himself, plus contributions from Siobhan Roberts, David Eisenbud, Colm Mulcahy and Tony Padilla. Genius at Play by Siobhan Roberts John Conway Numberphile Playlist Does John Conway hate his Game of Life? Inventing Game of Life Life, Death and the Monster Look-and-Say Numbers Monster Group Siobhan Roberts David Eisenbud Colm Mulcahy Tony Padilla
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