I found many of Minsky's insights very helpful - it is a very good book about how machines think.
Early efforts to model human-like thinking with machines using rules were interesting but failed in a number of ways to capture even simple ways that humans think.
Unfortunately I found this book to be far too textbook-like, much as it was intended not to stand alone but to suppliment lectures and discussions on the topic.
It was hard yet fascinating reading. Very terse and illuminating book on the subject. There are few ready solutions inside for those who seeks understanding of our brain's inner... Read morePublished 1 month ago by alex b
This is groundbreaking book, one of the must to read for modern AI. It provides unique foundation for philosophical, neuroscientific and psychological aspects of problems.Published 3 months ago by Max Talanov
Written by someone who has an instinct about how the future will turn out to be. I used this book to write my own futurist novel. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Kieran
Marvin Lee Minsky (born 1927) is an American cognitive scientist and co-founder of Massachusetts Institute of Technology's AI laboratory; he has written a number of other books,... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Steven H. Propp
I bought this book thinking it would have something to do with endowing AI systems with feelings, which seemed like it could be fascinating read. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Karl I. Nordling
I've read this excellent book twice. Each time I've read "The Emotion Machine" I've gain a clear insight into how the human brain works and how we can design truly intelligent... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Jarek
Marvin Minsky, a pioneer of Artificial Intelligence research, conveys a clear understanding of how the brain recognizes and interprets the world around us. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Paul W
Marvin Minksy's follow-up to Society of Mind (SOM) is a more legato paraphrasing of some of the ideas in SOM. Read morePublished on November 11, 2011 by bunny
The book arrived in good condition. What I did not enjoy that much, was the black marker line on the side of the book, over the pages. Read morePublished on September 17, 2010 by Weebo