Rebecca Skinner

Biography

Rebecca Elizabeth Skinner graduated from Barnard College, Columbia University, and received a Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning from the University of California at Berkeley. She was a post-doctoral researcher at the Stanford Knowledge Systems Laboratory and a research associate at the Stanford Graduate School of Business for five years, and taught in the Science, Technology, and Society unit at the School of Engineering. A Visiting Scholar at U.C. Berkeley's Center for Science, Technology, Medicine and Society, she lives in San Francisco.

Books

Building the Second Mind: 1956 and the Origins of Artificial Intelligence Computing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,250. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Building the Second Mind: 1956 and the Origins of Artificial Intelligence Computing tells the history of the origins of AI. As the field that seeks to do things that would be considered intelligent if a human being did them, AI is a constant of human thought. Yet it was impossible until the digital computer was invented during WWII, and the field itself was not declared until 1956.

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