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visionary

(1)
One who hacks vision, in the sense of an Artificial Intelligence researcher working on the problem of getting computers to "see" things using TV cameras. (There isn't any problem in sending information from a TV camera to a computer. The problem is, how can the computer be programmed to make use of the camera information? See SMOP, AI-complete.)

visionary

(2)
[IBM] One who reads the outside literature. At IBM, apparently, such a penchant is viewed with awe and wonder.
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Advocates of visionariness and advocates of the "poetry of earth" seem to have taken sides in a spuriously constructed opposition.
This trajectory no longer suggests a regeneration of the empire but rather a resurrection, opening the way for the visionariness of Vieira.
In Volponi, between realism and visionariness, we have one of the most dramatic diagnoses of the great industrial pathology of Italy; and in the coeval avant-garde works, we find the rhetorical excesses of a scholar who turned revolution into a problem of grammar (Sanguineti) and the cyclostyle imagination of a transgressive pencil-pusher (Balestrini).