THE AGE OF INTELLIGENT MACHINES | The Film

October 30, 2001
Author:
Ray Kurzweil
Publisher:
(1987)

AIMThis award-winning 1987 documentary is the basis for the book The Age of Intelligent Machines, and features several experts from computing and artificial intelligence. From the original video notes:

“A survey of Artificial Intelligence showing AI at work and under development. The paradoxes, promise and challenges of advanced computer science, with authorities Marvin Minsky, Roger Schank, Raj Reddy and other leaders in the field.

Machines that talk and listens. Machines that move like humans. Machines that learn. Products of advanced computer science, they challenge the world as never before. Called artificial intelligence, this science offers new hope and unprecedented power. How will the Second Industrial Revolution affect our lives? How will the world adapt? With computer science experts from America’s major research centers and corporations. Featuring Stevie Wonder.” (Total running time — 28:40).