A thing that forms an element of or constitutes the subject matter of an investigation or science. In object-oriented design or programming, a data item with instructions for the operations to be performed on it that is modular and therefore reusable.

Articles on that refer to Object

Whither Psychoanalysis in a Computer Culture? By Sherry Turkle
A Computational Foundation for the Study of Cognition By David Chalmers
Live Moderated Chat: Are We Spiritual Machines? By Ray Kurzweil, Jay W. Richards, and William A. Dembski
Gelernter, Kurzweil debate machine consciousness By Rodney Brooks, Ray Kurzweil, and David Gelernter
Essentials of General Intelligence: The direct path to AGI By Peter Voss
The Age of Intelligent Machines, Chapter Seven: The Moving Frontier By Ray Kurzweil
Glitches Reloaded By Peter B. Lloyd
The Law of Accelerating Returns By Ray Kurzweil
What Shape are a German Shepherd's Ears? By Stephen M. Kosslyn
Chapter 10: Seeing Through Windows By Neil Gershenfeld

News Articles that refer to Object

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