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Alan Kay: The Graphic Novel


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‚Äôs laptops, handhelds, and smartphones.” []

Alan Kay on TED.com: An infectious idea for teaching ideas


With all the intensity and brilliance he is known for, Alan Kay gives TEDsters a lesson in lessons. Kay has spent years envisioning better techniques for teaching kids, and in this talk, after reminding us that “the world is not what it seems,” he shows us how good programming can sharpen our picture. His unique []