Marvin Minsky, Pioneer in Artificial Intelligence, Dies at 88
Huh?!? I actually had no idea. Following up that last Jonathan Edwards video I discovered that SAP are funding a PARC-style research lab run by Alan Kay (!!!!!), who has hired Vi Hart, Bret Victor and Edwards among others, to go and do their crazy software art, reinvention of programming stuff. More : SAP Looks …
I’ve been using Telegram with a bunch from the local hackspace. And we’ve been playing with Telegram bots. It’s an interesting genre. So here’s my first attempt : OhmBot, a bot that knows Ohm’s Law and can do calculations from it.
Jonathan Edwards has moved to Alan Kay’s research institute. And is working on, Transcript, a new system that makes it easy to script social apps on mobiles.