We lost Marvin Minsky this week, a pioneer in the field of Artificial Intelligence. Here's a few links providing more information about this incredible individual and his contributions. Over on nytimes.com, here is an article about his passing.
Also, on technologyreview.com, an article from last October shares how "Marvin Minsky Reflects on a Life in AI" here.
Finally, on the 2045 Initiative YouTube channel, a video titled "Dr. Marvin Minsky — Immortal minds are a matter of time." Enjoy!