Education

Alan Kay: The Graphic Novel

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To present BusinessWeek writer Steve Hamm’s new book, The Race for Perfect: Inside the Quest to Design the Ultimate Portable Computer, his own magazine asked the artist Joseph Lambert to turn one chapter into a graphic adaptation. Lambert illustrates the role of Alan Kay, “whose ideas shaped the development of today’s laptops, handhelds, and smartphones.” It begins with a look at Kay’s own idiosyncratic education. Watch Alan Kay’s TEDTalk to hear more of his thoughts on education, creativity and curiosity.

Image: Joseph Lambert/ BusinessWeek