Artifact Details

Title

Marvin Minsky Interview about Artificial Intelligence

Catalog Number

102651801

Type

Moving image

Date

1990 ca.

Credits

Minsky, Marvin Lee

Publisher

SAE Institute, Berlin

Place of Publication

Berlin, Germany

Duration

00:08:50

Format

Digital Video Disc (DVD)

Description

This video is shot in an oral history style, with a single camera focused on Marvin Minsky, who stands against a white background. Minsky discusses his general ideas on scientific thought, and explains how he turned to artificial intelligence as a discipline (after starting out in genetics, physics, and mathematics). In his own words, "There is no point in doing anything if somebody else does it better."

Category

Interview