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  • n  a person who has taught himself

  • A voracious autodidact, Borduas craved escape from the stifling local art scene.
  • 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.
  • Rove, an autodidact and amateur historian, insists that presidents should be judged on a 180-day timetable, since the legislative calendar follows one.
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  • Learn About the FRDCSA 'Weak AI' Project (Video)
    Today's interviewee, Andrew Dougherty, has a Web page that says he is " 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 ...
    June 13, 2013 - Slashdot

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