What is going on here?
If like me you have always been fascinated by the idea of artificial intelligence but did not know where to begin, let me offer you a starting point : Soar.
Soar is a general cognitive architecture for developing systems that exhibit intelligent behavior.
This description may read like a pretty dry and academic one, but fear not. Soar comes with a tutorial series that looks like I could go through with my nine year old (at least the first few exercises…)