After posting the show and listening to it some thoughts occured to me. Stuff I would have included if it wasn’t boring or made the show go too long would have included:
References to the history of Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research
References to Marvin Minsky and Seymour Papert’s book: Perceptrons
The role of AI Research in missile defense planning/budgets
The re-invigoration of AI Research with the missile defense program under Reagan et. al.
These topics will stay off the podcast until I get through the first round of scripted podcasts. An art professor of mine once said, “Where do you come up with all these stories?” And I looked at her, smiled a big dumb grin and said, “Oh this?! I got a million of ’em.” So don’t be surprised if we revisit the MIT AI Lab and it’s history and contributions to the computer industry and society in general.