autodidact autodidact

Definition(s):

  • (n) a person who has taught himself

Usage(s):

  1. A voracious autodidact, Borduas craved escape from the stifling local art scene.
  2. A prolific writer and autodidact who authored eight books and 70 magazine articles, Carnegie was a voluble, if sometimes naive, adherent of the Victorian faith in mankind's progress.
  3. Rove, an autodidact and amateur historian, insists that presidents should be judged on a 180-day timetable, since the legislative calendar follows one.

News

  • Learn About the FRDCSA 'Weak AI' Project (Video)

    Today's interviewee, Andrew Dougherty, has a Web page that says he is "...an autodidact mathematician and computer scientist specializing in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Algorithmic Information Theory (AIT). He is the founder of the FRDCSA (Formalized Research Database: Cluster Study & Apply) project, a practical attempt at weak AI aimed primarily at collecting and interrelating existing ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Slashdot

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