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24/01/2016 American cognitive scientist Marvin Minsky dies

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Marvin Minsky - Could Our Universe Be a Fake?

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Kurzweil Interviews Minsky: Is Singularity Near?

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Marvin Minsky on Consciousness

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Marvin Minsky - Does Human Consciousness Have Special Purpose?

His main interest was research of artificial intelligence. He built the first randomly wired neural network learning machine, SNARC. It was one of the first pioneering attempts at the field. Minsky also invented the head-mounted graphical display and the confocal microscope. One of the characters in the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey; Victor Kaminski, was named in his honour.
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