2
Mar
2021
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Sherry Turkle Remembers Seymour Papert

Sherry Turkle’s comments about Seymour Papert were one of the highlights of the 2017 MIT Media Lab celebration of Seymour Papert’s life. Here is a version her tribute, published in the London Review of Books. Read Remembering Seymour Papert. Tweet This Post
12
Jul
2020
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Powerful Idea Du Jour from Seymour Papert

“Once I was alerted to the concept of “hard fun” I began listening for it and heard it over and over. It is expressed in many different ways, all of which all boil down to the conclusion that everyone likes hard challenging things to do. But they have to be the right things matched to...
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12
Jul
2020
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A Bit of Wisdom from Seymour Papert

“All of us, professionals as well as laymen, must consciously break the habits we bring to thinking about the computer. Computation is in its infancy. It is hard to think about computers of the future without projecting onto them the properties and the limitations of those we think we know today. And nowhere is this...
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