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February 29, 2020 – Happy Birthday Seymour!

Atari Connection (magazine) – Fall 1983

Curator’s Note: Melody Ayres-Griffiths, Editor of Paleotronic Magazine, recently sent me a link to this obscure 1983 Seymour Papert interview found at the Internet Archive (full issue).

The issue followed a predictable storyline from that era – debate Logo vs. BASIC. Another old friend of mine, Arthur Luhrmann, was setup in a virtual debate with Seymour Papert. They were often viewed as enemies, clearly an overreaction. Given the benefit of hindsight and the today’s disastrous state of educational technology, Papert and Luhrmann would be considered allies. – Gary Stager

Click here to read this long-lost Papert article.

 

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