Here are some of the greatest achievements of a brilliant scientist who helped forge the idea that …

Uploaded to English Wikipedia by Sethwoodworth, taken by Bcjordan We’ve lost one of the world’s most brilliant scientists. Marvin Minsky, the MIT scientist who helped pioneer the field of artificial intelligence and laid the foundations for the computer and the internet, has died at 88, The New York Times reports. The cause was a cerebral hemorrhage, according to his family. “The world has lost one of its greatest minds in science,” Nicholas Negroponte, founder of the MIT Media Lab, wrote in an email to colleagues, according to The Washington Post. Beginning in the 1950s, Minsky began working to create intelligent machines, a field that would come to be known as artificial intelligence, or AI. AI has become vastly more sophisticated since then, though we have yet to develop a machine that…


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