Marvin Minsky: Mind As Society (excerpt) – Thinking Allowed DVD w/ Jeffrey Mishlove

marvin minsky

NOTE: This is an excerpt from a 30-minute DVD.

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.

Published on November 28, 2010

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