Artifact Details

Title

Weizenbaum, Rebel at Work

Catalog Number

102702979

Type

Moving image

Date

2007

Credits

Haas, Peter; Holzinger, Silvia; Weizenbaum, Joseph

Publisher

Il Mare Film

Duration

01:20:00

Format

Digital Video Disc (DVD)

Description

This documentary focuses on the career and personal life of Joseph Weizenbaum, MIT professor and inventor of the ELIZA/DOCTOR natural language processing program. In addition to his early work in artificial intelligence, Weizenbaum spent the 1950s developing analog and digital computers and, in the 1960s, developed the programming language SLIP.