The word Artificial Intelligence

The earliest use of the word Artificial Intelligence is traced to the following John McCarthy, Marvin Minsky, Nathaniel Rochester, and Claude Shannon 1955 paper “A Proposal for the Dartmouth Summer Research Project on Artificial Intelligence” #machinelearning #ai #artificialintelligence https://lnkd.in/gCeKprT

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Claude Shannon’s ‘Theseus’

In the early 1950s, Claude Shannon, the Father of Information Theory, worked at Bell Labs and worked in various technologies that ultimately led to the creation of the digital age. See Nokia Bell Labs that pays tribute to Claude Shannon. In the video below, Dr. Shannon demonstrated machine learning models by showing an artificial mouse… Continue reading Claude Shannon’s ‘Theseus’

CMU Hearsay I

Today, we are accustomed to interacting with Alexa or Siri using speech recognition technology, but it started as early as 1972 with Hearsay I at Carnegie Mellon University. Hearsay I was the first software that understood spoken English and responded to it. Check the 1973 video by Raj Reddy, an Indian-American computer scientist, an early… Continue reading CMU Hearsay I

Time Magazine 1950 Cover of Mark III

What can be a great item to frame in my vintage computing office library? A 70-year copy of the first Time magazine cover that features a computer and references AI? The cover is 1950 Howard Aiken’s Mark III computer, and the corresponding article of January 23, 1950, edition discusses early artificial intelligence with the title… Continue reading Time Magazine 1950 Cover of Mark III

Technology Evolution Through Pac-Man

We can mark the significant evolution of technology through 3 different milestones based on the game Pac-Man. For those who don’t know [Pac-Man], it is the arcade game where you control Pac-Man, who must eat all the dots inside an enclosed maze while avoiding four colored ghosts. The game was first released in Japan by Namco… Continue reading Technology Evolution Through Pac-Man

Tech Titans – Intentional Future Making”

I attended Tech Titans sponsored” Intentional Future Making” event at UTD. The speakers were Anne Balsamo, Dean of UTD School ATEC, Gwen Ishmael, Escalent SVP, and Ted Farrington, Kalypso Fellow. Dr. Balsamo discussed the importance of researching culture and human behavior for innovation. Ms. Ishmael shared use cases on digital ethnographic research and how it applies in today’s… Continue reading Tech Titans – Intentional Future Making”

Watching car races on TV

When cars were all mechanical and less tech and TVs were black and white with antennas, watching car racing was memorable. You can’t replay or pause like today. Weather-breaking broadcast reception was fans’ greatest fear. Now technology takes over mostly everything at the pit and on tv. Watching races nowadays seems more like watching a… Continue reading Watching car races on TV