Onstage at TED this evening, Danny Hillis spoke a few words to remember his friend, the artificial intelligence researcher, cognitive scientist and longtime TEDster Marvin Minsky, who died in late January of this year. As Hillis looked out into the audience, he wondered “how many of you he challenged or irritated or made laugh…” Once Minsky’s student, Hillis recalled: […]
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Listen closely — Marvin Minsky‘s arch, eclectic, charmingly offhand talk on health, overpopulation and the human mind is packed with subtlety: wit, wisdom and just an ounce of wily, is-he-joking? advice. (Recorded February 2003 in Monterey, California. Duration: 13:33.) Watch Marvin Minsky’s talk on TED.com, where you can download this TEDTalk, rate it, comment […]