Subject: Re: Interview with Samantha Kleinberg on CL-GODB, Common Lisp & Bioinformatics
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: Fri, 03 Feb 2006 21:27:23 -0600
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>> wrote:
| This book is "The Two Faces of Tomorrow" by James P. Hogan.  Hogan's
| web page on the book:

And on the "Background" page, Hogan writes:
    One morning over breakfast I said, "Who do we know who's into
    machine intelligence?  I need to bounce my thoughts off somebody."
    Lyn replied, "We've only been here a couple of months.  We don't
    really know anybody."   Literally the next day, the phone rang and
    a voice said, "Hi.  We haven't met, but my name is Marvin Minsky.
    I run the AI lab at MIT.  Nobody's produced a good book on AI yet.
    Judy-Lynn Del Rey told me to read Inherit the Stars.   So I did,
    and I think you could write one.  How would you like to come to
    the lab and see what we're doing, and let's talk about it?"  Which
    was how Marvin and I got to know one another. 

No *wonder* the Lisp looked plausible!  ;-}


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