ALAN KAY & the Dynabook. Alan Kay is an American Computer Scientist. He is known for his pioneer work on “object-oriented programming” and in “graphical. Born in , computer scientist Alan Curtis Kay is one of a handful of Every modern portable computer reflects elements of the Dynabook. by Alan Kay. VPRI Paper In practice for the Dynabook, this required inventing better in , the year of the Dynabook idea, by Licklider and Bob Taylor (a.

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Retrieved 27 April The perspective on this is first to ask whether the current educational practices are even using books in a powerful and educative way. Even basic or advanced CMMS software requires a great deal of training for user proficiency.

This in spite of pioneers such as Seymour Papert explaining both in general and quite a bit specifically just what it is and how it can revolutionize education.

If you keep browsing, you accept its use. People objected, and laughed when Doug told them that users of the future would spend many hours a day at their screens and they should have extremely efficient UIs they could learn to be skilled in. And this is pretty much wlan is happening.

John has recounted this in his book and website. Have they lived up to what was foreseen in the past? We did a few more of these concept videos for John after the success of the KN video. By continuing, you accept the privacy policy.


Need we add that it be usable in the woods? How they deal with these issues is somewhat different. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Alan Kay: Dynabook

From Chaos Communication Camp Have they delivered on the promise of improving education? If we include commercialization, this took a little more than 20 years from to when the Mac appeared. The Dynabook concept described what is now known as a netbook computer or, in some of its other incarnations a tablet PC or slate computer with nearly eternal battery life and software aimed at giving children access to digital media.

Are they really helping teachers teach in the classroom? Nowadays, there is a myriad of PCs, plus the iPad and an enormous number of tablets on the market, but for Alan Kay, while we already have the technology necessary to give life to a real Dynabook, there is not yet one that meets his requirements, one with the ideal software and plan that truly brings a computer to each child.

All the other companies — including the rest of Xerox — had much less effective ideas about research and how it should be done and who should do it. Above all, however, Kay is known for the Dynabook — his decades-old vision of a portable suite of hardware, software, programming tools and services which would add up to the ultimate creative environment for kids of all ages.

Dynabook – Wikipedia

Eynabook cookies para ofrecerte la mejor experiencia. What then is a personal alzn But it largely inspired not only the development of the first desktop personal and portable computers e. The ambition of the creator of the first true tablet is more alive than ever.


Can be used for text editing, storage and manipulation of data, drawing, reading, animating, compositing, calculating, et al.

Most progress in research comes when funding is wise and good. Apple dunabook the iPad and iPhone goes even further and does not allow children to download an Etoy made by another child somewhere in the world. To call Alan Kay brilliant is an understatement. Alan Kay is an American Computer Scientist. This section does not cite any sources. Kay and his group however continued to develop the concept. All kidding aside, Kay’s entire interview with Time is worth a thorough read.

Or even to ask whether the classroom process without any special media at all is educative. Has Smalltalk, a programming language that acts as a medium for communication.

When he is done perusing and has discovered information that he wishes to abstract and take with him, it can rapidly be transferred to his local file storage Let’s remind, this concept was created as early as the end of s and beginning of s, when under “personal computer”, people recognize something like DEC PDP-8 machine see the photo bellowwardrobe-size box, which cost USD, and didn’t have any of the abovementioned dynabooo.