R.I.P. Marvin Minsky

Marvin Minsky, Pioneer in Artificial Intelligence, Dies at 88

“Marvin was one of the very few people in computing whose visions and perspectives liberated the computer from being a glorified adding machine to start to realize its destiny as one of the most powerful amplifiers for human endeavors in history,” said Alan Kay, a computer scientist and a friend and colleague of Professor Minsky’s.

Rest in peace.

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