Marvin Minsky (b. 1927) is an American cognitive scientist and an expert in the field of artificial intelligence. He is the co-founder of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's AI laboratory, and author of several texts on AI and philosophy. Minsky is one of two people Isaac Asimov considered to be his intellectual superior. The other was Carl Sagan.
"Every system that we build will surprise us with new kinds of flaws until those machines become clever enough to conceal their faults from us."
from his book The Emotion Machine (2006)