Brain and Machine, The

From Clockworks2
Revision as of 01:21, 7 November 2014 by Erlichrd (talk | contribs) (Created page with "'''Wiener, Norbert. "The Brain and Machine."''' In ''Dimensions of Mind''. Sidney Hook, ed. New York: New York UP, 1960,. Category: Background Computers "with second-ge...")
(diff) ←Older revision | Current revision (diff) | Newer revision→ (diff)
Jump to navigationJump to search

Wiener, Norbert. "The Brain and Machine." In Dimensions of Mind. Sidney Hook, ed. New York: New York UP, 1960,.

Computers "with second-generation functions (that is the ability to program or reprogram themselves) could take on a responsiveness akin to feelings" (quoting J. Bierman, "Automated Theatre," q.v. under Drama Criticism). See for early contribution to AI debate by a crucial figure in the development of cybernetics (indeed, inventor of the term).