What an absolutely wonderfully written obituary!

Truly, one genius technology writer of our time, Steven Levy, who in my eyes, is the finest technology writer of our generation in the planet, reflects on the legacy of Marvin Minsky. Just yesterday one of my “friends” in another social network commented that Marvin Minsky’s passing away signalled the end of a beginning, and I really liked the comment. That thought came to mind as I read Mr Levy’s comment on the context of the debate between Marvin and Larry Page at Scifoo.

Read how beautifully Mr Levy has acaptured the essence of Marvin Minsky and why he is still relevant and why the world should moourn his loss.


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