Terry Winograd ’66

Shifting the thinking on artificial intelligence

As professor emeritus of computer science at Stanford University and founding faculty member of the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design, Terry Winograd has mentored many tech entrepreneurs whose innovations have changed the world. Winograd says his early interest in artificial intelligence gradually shifted over the years as he realized that the goal should not be to make computers that replace people, but rather to figure out how to make computers be better at working with people.

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