CS Heroes (was Seed AI)

From: James Rogers (jamesr@best.com)
Date: Tue Jun 25 2002 - 13:46:33 MDT

On Tue, 2002-06-25 at 12:19, Stephen Reed wrote:
> On Tue, 25 Jun 2002, Ben Goertzel wrote:
> > Computer science in general seems to have benefited from collective
> > intelligence at least as much as from "lone genius" style intelligence.
> > Progress in CS has been as substantial as that in physics, yet we don't have
> > CS heros on the order of Einstein or Newton to look up to.
> Not yet...
> My vote is for Alan Turing, and I have a computer named in his honor
> hosting OpenCyc from my garage. Its mate is named in honor of John
> Mccarthy.

I would add Kurt Godel and Andrei Kolmogorov to that list.

-James Rogers

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