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The Joshua Lederberg Papers

Title:
Interview with Joshua Lederberg [The "Lederberg Principle"] Annotation transcript of audio
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Running Time:
30 seconds
Date:
1996-03-22 (March 22, 1996)
Creator:
Lederberg, Joshua
Contributor:
Hyde, Barbara
American Society for Microbiology
Source:
Joshua Lederberg interview. VHS Tape 2. Beta SP timecodes 04:07:49:00 - 04:08:19:00
Rights:
Reproduced with permission of the American Society for Microbiology.
Exhibit Category:
Biographical Information
Relation:
Lederberg Grouping: No Epoch
Metadata Record [Transcript of Lederberg oral history videotaped by Barbara Hyde] (March 22, 1996) pdf (4,472,080 Bytes) ocr (121,340 Bytes)
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BBBADB
Accession Number:
7
Document Type:
Video recordings
Interviews
Language:
English
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Series: Audio-Visual
Folder: Videotapes
Transcript:
JOSHUA LEDERBERG: If there's one principle I'd like to have my name attached to "Lederberg's Principle" is that machines will become really smart only when one, they can directly read the literature, and two, spend some time living in the real world where the survival of the fittest is what will determine who's out there, and that as long as we have to spoon-feed them datum by datum they're going to be moving at a very cumbersome and costly way indeed.
Metadata Last Modified Date:
2008-05-08
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Annotation by Joshua Lederberg:
KW:  re- machine intelligence -- machines will only be
able to think or become smart to the extent that they are
able to read the literature and acquire meaningful knowledge
about the state of the world without human assistance.
They may have to live in the world and be subject ti its
emotional streses;

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