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Marvin Minsky

Inspired by Her

Pardis Sabeti | Posted 02.25.2016 | Politics
Pardis Sabeti

I heard it in 2008 and hear it again now --this notion that the only reason one would support Hillary Clinton is because she is a woman -- or only because she is experienced and smart. She is all of those things. But I am with her because Hillary Clinton inspires me.

10 Marvin Minsky Quotes That Reflect What a Visionary He Was

Robert Lawrence Kuhn | Posted 01.29.2016 | World
Robert Lawrence Kuhn

It may be 100 years before history can assess the role that this one human being called Marvin Minsky played in transforming our world. The impact of artificial intelligence -- so pervasive, so woven into the fabric of all that we do and think -- would not be as it is had Marvin not been among us.

Human-machine superintelligence: how to live and prosper with AI

George Zarkadakis | Posted 01.25.2016 | Technology
George Zarkadakis

Marvin Minsky, one of the fathers of AI, published a book in 1986 with the title "Society of Mind" where he described a theory of intelligence. Minky'...

Transhumanist Art Will Help Guide People to Becoming Masterpieces

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 08.05.2014 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

When most people think of transhumanist art, they think of science fiction movies and novels. Of course, these forms of art have done much to promote transhumanism and the inevitable tech-dominated future.

'Basic Skills' or 'Soft Skills:' What Should Be Taught and Tested?

Dr. Idit Harel | Posted 05.20.2014 | Technology
Dr. Idit Harel

Soft they may be, but these skills constitute a combination that is essential to the core work of innovation, which rarely happens in instantaneous individual breakthroughs but rather evolves through collaborative group endeavors in which personal adaptability is a necessity.

Learning Environments that Crack Open Brains (and Souls)

Dr. Idit Harel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Dr. Idit Harel

Researchers at the Media Lab, are letting their brains crack open, dreaming up big ideas, combining art and science and play, producing and presenting their demos, and inventing their future.