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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leech
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2006-01-10

I was kind of thinking that too, but I wouldn't exactly put Steve Jobs on the Level of Dennis Ritchie and John Mcarthy. I am a strong supporter of the theory that evil ate away at Steve Jobs.

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