person, artificial intelligence
A pioneer of artificial intelligence (he coined ther term). He invented Lisp at MIT in the late 1950s and later worked at SAIL.
- John motley
[mot-lee] /ˈmɒt li/ noun 1. John Lothrop [loh-thruh p] /ˈloʊ θrəp/ (Show IPA), 1814–77, U.S. historian and diplomat. /ˈmɒtlɪ/ adjective 1. made up of elements of varying type, quality, etc 2. multicoloured noun 3. a motley collection or mixture 4. the particoloured attire of a jester 5. (obsolete) a jester adj. late 14c., “parti-colored” (originally […]
[jon-uh] /ˈdʒɒn ə/ noun 1. a female given name.
- John neper
[ney-per] /ˈneɪ pər/ noun 1. John, . /ˈneɪpə; ˈniː-/ noun 1. a unit expressing the ratio of two quantities, esp amplitudes in telecommunications, equal to the natural logarithm of the ratio of the two quantities Np, N
computer A mainframe computer based on a design by John von Neuman built at the Institute for Advanced Study, USA. The Johnniac went live in 1953 and was decommissioned in 1966. Its memory consisted of 80 special “Selectron” vacuum tubes, each of which held 256 bits of data. (2003-06-07)