[Oberon] OLPC - One Laptop Per Child

John Drake jmdrake_98 at yahoo.com
Wed Dec 13 21:31:50 MET 2006

--- "Douglas G. Danforth" <Danforth at GreenwoodFarm.com>

> Aubrey,
> It wasn't so much the machine that caught my
> attention but the goals
> for the software.  At Stanford in the early '70's
> Seymour Papert
> interacted with our group on Computer Assisted
> Instruction.
> Papert is the creator of Logo and Turtle graphics. 
> Unfortunately
> Dr. Papert is in a coma having been hit by a motor
> cycle while
> crossing a street on the way to a conference in
> Hanoi.
> Papert (I understand) has been associated with the
> project at MIT.
> -Doug Danforth

I'm very sorry to hear this.  Dr. Papert has been
an inspiration to me over the years.  I pray he


John M. Drake

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