Three “smartest person alive
” themed images: Ivar Gaiever’s 2017 I Am the Smartest Man I Know
), a tongue-in-cheek style mediation on science, intellectual inquiry, and “life” itself, by the 1973 Nobel physics laureate, for work on electron tunneling and superconductivity; an image from a 2018 pop-ranking (Ѻ
) of 10 minds, by Andreea Vaduva, a psychologist, including Hawking, Andrew Wiles, Paul Allen; and 2015 “Top 10 Smartest People Alive Today” (Ѻ
) video, by Top 10 Clipz, showcasing: Terrence Tao, Grigori Perelman, and Christopher Hirata.
In genius studies, smartest person alive is the defunct colloquial speak version of the query: who is the most-intelligent person "animate" and "moving", presently, on the planet; draft rankings, with 40+ names, are accumulating in the monthly-updated and rank-changing “smartest people existive” rankings.
The following are related quotes:
- “The smartest person ‘alive’, would know they are NOT alive.”
- — Libb Thims (2014), “Mental note of three SPA purviews”, Jun 23