Tuesday January 26, 2016

Marvin Minsky, Pioneer in Artificial Intelligence, Dies at 88

Marvin Minsky, a pioneer of artificial intelligence, died from a cerebral hemorrhage on Sunday night in Boston. He was 88.

Marvin Minsky, the artificial intelligence pioneer who helped make machines think, leading to computers that understand spoken commands and beat grandmasters at chess, has died at the age of 88, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology said. Minsky, who died on Sunday, suffered a cerebral hemorrhage, the school said.

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