SETI Marvin Minsky on Communicating with ETI

Larry Klaes (
Mon, 07 Jun 1999 18:40:55 -0400

An editorial I wrote on the subject of whales being an example of trying to communicate with ETI for SETIQuest magazine in 1995 has recently been republished here: The cover page of SETIQuest Volume 1, Number 4: Nothing shattering, but in that issue (Volume 4, Number 1), you will find an article by Marvin Minsky of MIT on "Communication with Alien Intelligence", originally published in Extraterrestrials: Science and Alien Intelligence (Edward Regis, Ed.), Cambridge University Press, 1985. Also published in Byte Magazine, April, 1985. The complete article is also online at this URL: Marvin Minsky's Home Page has plenty of other such relevant subjects to explore: Plus his interview in HAL's Legacy, MIT Press, 1997, as well as the entire book and the question of what is intelligence and how does/can one communicate: Larry

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