I consider Stephen Wolfram to be a great benefactor of humanity. The foundation for this opinion is that I am a daily user of the Mathematica software package, Wolfram's brainchild and the source of his considerable fortune. This wonderful tool allows me to do experimental mathematics, of a type that would have been impossible as... Read More
John Derbyshire writes an incredible amount on all sorts of subjects for all kinds of outlets. (This no longer includes National Review, whose editors had some kind of tantrum and fired him. He is the author of We Are Doomed: Reclaiming Conservative Pessimism and several other books. His most recent book, published by VDARE.com com is FROM THE DISSIDENT RIGHT (also available in Kindle).His writings are archived at JohnDerbyshire.com.