Slow Progress

This class has been picking up speed quite fast, been a little behind on the couple the assignments due to midterms taking up majority my time. It has gotten much more interesting with the discussions we have been doing in class. Deciphering complex written articles has never been my strongest suit or had any interest… Read More Slow Progress

Alan Kay and Adele Goldberg, “Personal Dynamic Media” (nugget)

Another interesting nugget was that children really needed as much or more computing power than adults were willing to settle for when using a timesharing system. The best that timesharing has to offer is slow control of crude wire-frame green-tinted graphics and square-wave musical tones. The kids, on the other hand, are used to finger-paints,… Read More Alan Kay and Adele Goldberg, “Personal Dynamic Media” (nugget)