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The so-called “father of AI,” John McCarthy, founded the Stanford AI Lab (SAIL) in the early ’60s. This university-produced video describes his early work and highlights the parade of AI researchers that have worked there since.

Self-promotion aside, the thirteen-minute story offers a first-person timeline of how AI research evolved, including Dr. Fei-Fei Li’s ground-breaking work with ImageNet, the data set that enabled computer vision.

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