Machines Who Think: A Personal Inquiry into the History and Prospects of Artificial Intelligence

@inproceedings{McCorduck1979MachinesWT,
  title={Machines Who Think: A Personal Inquiry into the History and Prospects of Artificial Intelligence},
  author={P. McCorduck},
  year={1979}
}
Pamela McCorduck first went among the artificial intelligentsia when the field was fresh and new, and asked the scientists engaged in it what they were doing and why. She saw artificial intelligence as the scientific apotheosis of one of the most enduring, glorious, often amusing, and sometimes alarming, traditions of human culture: the endless fascination with artifacts that think. Machines Who Think was translated into many languages, became an international cult classic, and stayed in print… Expand
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