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John McCarthy died last night

Hussein Baghdadi
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John McCarthy, known for contributions to AI and Lisp, died last night.
We are losing a lot of icons and titans, Steve Jobs - Dennis Richie and now John McCarthy.
Sad October...
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Frank Silbermann
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John Todd wrote:John McCarthy, known for contributions to AI and Lisp, died last night.
We are losing a lot of icons and titans, Steve Jobs - Dennis Richie and now John McCarthy.
Sad October...
(The source John McCarthy died last night) and another John McCarthy 1927 - 2011
This must be very frightening for the remaining iconic pioneers of computing. They must be wondering, "Who's next?"
 
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