Marvin Minsky: Mind As Society (excerpt) – Thinking Allowed DVD w/ Jeffrey Mishlove
November 28, 2010
Conscious intelligence may be viewed as a computer system composed of many smaller parallel processing programs. Marvin Minsky, Ph.D., is one of the acknowledged founders of the mathematical theory of computation, artificial intelligence, and robotics. He argues that understanding the individual as a very sophisticated machine actually affirms human dignity.