Dartmouth Conference’s conjecture

Every aspect of learning or any other feature of intelligence can be so precisely described that a machine can be made to simulate it.

Conjecture printed in the proposal for the Dartmouth Conference of 1956

Artificial Intelligence term

In 1956 the term artificial intelligence was invented by John McCarthy, Marvin Minsky and Claude Shannon at the Dartmouth Conference.

AI History

Disciplines of artificial intelligence

In addition to mathematical logic and computer science, AI relies on philosophy, neuroscience and linguistics.

AI history

Security on Windows platform

Securing an environment of Windows platforms from abuse (external or internal) is akin to trying to install sprinklers in a fireworks factory where smoking on the job is permitted.

Gene Spafford
(In e-mail to organizers of a workshop on insider misuse)