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July 20, 2008

I’m afraid I can’t let you do that…

srikanth @ 9:35 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1216589756 ) Play

(On with the GQG – This question comes from shenoyvarun86)

Who is this famous computer scientist, and what term did he coin?

Here’s a clue to narrow in on the term a bit: the man caricatured below wanted to make a movie about it, but couldn’t.

Cracked by sidsen , Goyal , Rohan , udupendra , insufferablejake , Guneet , Srivats , gudanggurum , bobo , rajeshvj , Atul Mathew , duriel , malcaluffin , jayanth , gammafunction and Tathagata Chatterjee.

Answer:

John McCarthy, coined the term Artificial Intelligence.

Stanley Kubrick wanted to make a movie called AI but passed away before he could. Spielberg took it up later on.


17 Responses to “I’m afraid I can’t let you do that…”

  1. sidsen
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    John McCarthy AI


  2. Goyal
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    John McCarthy – AI


  3. Rohan
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    john mccarthy, artificial intelligence, kubrick


  4. udupendra
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    7

    McCarthy and AI.


  5. John McCarthy. Computer and Cognitive scientist. General studman. Coined the term ‘Artificial Intelligence’. A winner of the Turin Award.

    If theres anybody out there who has read 2001 yet. Jump. Off. Cliff :P

    by the way, I am glad this wasnt part of the question, but who is the pleasant looking gentleman in second picture?


  6. Guneet

    John McCarthy, Artificial Intelligence


  7. Srivats

    John McCarthy, Artificial Intelligence


  8. Gurupad
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    John McCarthy. Artificial Intelligence.


  9. john mccarthy; Artificial intelligence.


  10. rajeshvj
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    John McCarthy, AI
    The caricature is of the genius, Stanley Kubrick. Spielberg picked up the decade-long research done by Kubrick before his death, and made the movie AI.


  11. John McCarthy,Artificial Intelligence and Stanley Kubrick


  12. duriel
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    John McCarthy
    Artificial Intelligence


  13. malcaluffin

    john mccarthy..artificial intelligence.


  14. John McCarthy and “Artificial Intelligence”


  15. gammafunction
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    John Mc Carthy who coined the term ‘Artificial Intelligence’

    is that Kubrick in the hint?


  16. Tathagata Chatterjee
    1

    John Mc Carthy , AI
    Kubrick

    Thanks for the HAL hint

    Regards,
    Tathagata Chatterjee


  17. McCarthy and Artificial Intelligence


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