Marvin Minsky

MARVIN MINSKY is a mathematician and computer scientist; Toshiba Professor of Media Arts and Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; and cofounder of MIT's Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. He is the author of eight books, including The Society of Mind and, most recently, The Emotion Machine.

Further reading on Edge:
Consciousness is a Big Suitcase: A Talk with Marvin Minsky; "Smart Machines" in The Third Culture

Beyond Edge: Marvin Minsky's homepage; "Why Don't Computer's Have Common Sense"