founding fathers of artificial intelligence

Founding fathers of Artificial Intelligence

João Simões Abreu, March 19, 2021

The 20th century was packed with geniuses who propelled us to heights never experienced before. The personal computer, the Internet, and the television encouraged knowledge exchange and made humanity dream of a science-fiction reality.
The last 100 years were also responsible for the rise of five prominent figures who set the cornerstones for developing one of the most impressive technologies we know so far: Artificial Intelligence (AI). Alan Turing, Allen Newell, Herbert A. Simon, John McCarthy, and Marvin Minsky are frequently considered the founding fathers of the technology that has revolutionized countless industries.
Scroll through the following article to know more about the five man’s contributions that dreamed of endowing a machine with human intelligence.