The Brain and Machine

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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).

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