Blueprints for Intelligence: A visual history of neural networks

From the website:

Looking at the history of AI through its diagrams lets us trace key tendencies in the technology’s evolution. Unconcerned with what these figures might tell a researcher, this project explores what they say about the researcher.

It draws connections between the visual representations of neural networks and the researchers’ conception of cognition.

And another interesting piece from the same author: How Does Thinking Look Like — Philipp Schmitt