Danny Hillis

Developer of Connection Machine

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Joi Ito

Image license: CC BY 2.0

Year of Birth

1956

Nationality

US

Field of Knowledge

Entrepreneur


Twitter

@dannybhillis

William Daniel “Danny” Hillis (born September 25, 1956) is an American inventor, entrepreneur, and scientist, who pioneered parallel computers and their use in artificial intelligence. He founded Thinking Machines Corporation, a parallel supercomputer manufacturer, and subsequently was a fellow at Walt Disney Imagineering. More recently, Hillis co-founded Applied Minds and Applied Invention, an interdisciplinary group of engineers, scientists, and artists. He is a visiting professor at the MIT Media Lab.

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