It's concise, well-written, thought-provoking, and easy to read.
I recommend this book for anyone curious about what goes on in the mind to cause people's actions as well as anyone interested in artificial intelligence.
"The Society of the Mind" is unlike any other book I have read about thinking, learning, or the brain, and I like it.
Should be in every library, public, private and personal.
After you've read it 100 times, you will agree, no matter what you think now.
"Society of Mind" is what Marvin Minsky calls the apparatus created from the myriad (and myriad tiered) sets of robotic yes-no hot-cold now-later kinds of decisions that... Read morePublished 12 months ago by John Szabo
As someone who just wanted to get a general idea of the foundations of AI, it was great. Very accessiblePublished 18 months ago
If you are a scholar on information sciences or psychology then this is a must read. For those curious about thought processes then this offers food for thought if you have a few... Read morePublished 19 months ago by J. Reuter
Minsky is the first person to really layout clearly that it is possible to develop a synthetic intelligence. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Tom K.
Before one can understand artificial intelligence one should understand the real thing.
This book has lots of fin diagrams as it explained the complexities of what is... Read more
Marvin Minsky, pioneer in AI presents digestible pieces on how the mind works, how it develops. Excellent. Read morePublished on November 18, 2012 by T. S. Robinson