Hungarian-American polymath who made significant contributions to several fields of science including mathematics, physics, economics, statistics and computer science. He is well known for his work in game theory and the concepts of cellular automata, the universal conductor and the digital computer.
The first song released exclusively on iTunes that hit the Billboard Hot 100 charts at #22 was "Across the Universe". This was in March 2005, a little less than 2 years after the launch of the online music store. [more...]