Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 25th Oct 2011 12:50 UTC, submitted by JAlexoid
General Development The news already hit HackerNews late last night, but at that time there was no confirmation so I decided to wait until we knew for sure. Well, after Dennis Ritchie and Steve Jobs, the technology world lost another great mind yesterday. Stanford has confirmed that John McCarthy, the creator of LISP and the father of artificial intelligence, has passed away, age 84.
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Hi guys - this is indeed sad month.
I'm learning python and my quest took me to a little known project called open courseware.

I'm currently following computer science MIT 6.001
google this and enjoy the joys of lisp ;)
you will not regret this even if you watch only one of the vids.

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