Marvin Minsky

John McCarthy, 1927-2011

John McCarthy, the originator of SAIL, LISP, and many aspects of Artificial Intelligence, has died this week, Stanford University has said. He worked in the 50’s alongside Marvin Minsky and Claude Shannon, amongst others, and continued to give talks and show up at events around the world until recent years. He received the A.M. Turing […]