[Edu-sig] Tracing the Dynabook: A Dissertation
ajsiegel at optonline.net
Sun Jan 21 21:46:28 CET 2007
Bert Freudenberg wrote:
> Actually, Squeak folks do fine. They're not flocking to Python, even
> though Paul (unfortunatly for us) left a few years ago. You may be
> confusing Alan Kay's reaching out to the Python community with what
> the Squeak community does.
>Two very different pairs of shoes.
Heartening to hear.
> Repeating this over and over does not actually make it true. People
> in OLPC have been empirically studying working with kids and
> computers longer than anyone else.
I have looked. But I have not found.
I think what there is what comes after an acceptance - a radical
acceptance - of ideas of technological determinism. Fine-tuning the
I like geometry, and now architectures can be built from a few axioms.
Here it happens to matter, a lot, whether those axioms are true, and how
true. I haven't seen that work, Sorry.
I should get along great with Paul.
I happen to be a big unschooling guy myself.
I encouraged it for my own son, after school.
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