RIP John Conway

Saturday, April 11, 2020
By: Matthew Doucette

John Conway, of Conway's Game of Life fame, passed today from COVID-19.

Here's a few videos of mine where I explored his game of life:

Unity (PC) - Game of Life (7/52 Weeks of Sharing)

Golly v3.2 (PC) - Exploring Conway's Game of Life

Deep respect.

That is all.



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