Also a pioneer in artificial intelligence, McCarthy is credited with having coined the term in 1955.
How did (parent . thesis) get it's name? If you know LISP, it should be obvious...
Two computer science professors at New York University wrote an article in which they call for teaching solid programming languages like C, C++, Lisp, and ADA.
With the phrase "May the 4th be with you" emblazoned across the top of the page, a "Star Wars" Web site promises: "All will be revealed."
Video rental service sheds subscribers and market cap, while HP opts to stay in the PC game. Also: Apple TV on the horizon?
In the first of three nights playing against two great "Jeopardy" champions, IBM supercomputer Watson scores well but shows precious little character. He also made howling errors.
The Samsung Factor is an ideal budget phone for basic calling and texting communications.
Palamida accuses rival Black Duck of "blatant plagiarism" of a database of open-source projects. Black Duck says it only used a "small slice."
Fox decides to implement an 8-day window and subscription authentication on its content across the Web ... which we know consumers love. No really, we love that. Meanwhile, patent wars continue to ruin smartphone innovation -- hopefully not so much that it prevents us from getting the transparent gadgets that some genius Stanford researchers. Also, Mango is coming!
The Samsung SGH-A187 has all the necessities of a text messaging phone. Although the occasional keyboard inconsistencies are frustrating, it's a solid choice for a good price.