Dark Hero of the Information Age: In Search of Norbert Wiener. Wiener's new science of cybernetics inspired many seminal figures in the fields of computers, networks, automation, neuroscience, etc. Besides that, he was quite a character.
Real Genius. After graduating from Ayer High School in 1906 at 11 years of age, Norbert Wiener entered Tufts College. He was awarded a BA in mathematics in 1909 at the age of 14, whereupon he began graduate studies of zoology at Harvard. In 1910 he transferred to Cornell to study philosophy.
On Disability and Cybernetics: Helen Keller, Norbert Wiener, and the Hearing Glove
Norbert Wiener, Introduzione alla cibernetica, Bollati Boringhieri, Torino, 1970. Cover design: Enzo Mari