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Friday, March 17 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Seymour Papert ― The Force Behind Personal Computing

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Papert's contributions to kids programming is well known. Less recognized is that his ideas led to personal computers, bit-mapped displays, and touch screens years before Apple and other personal computer companies were founded. This talk by one of the inventors of some of this technology casts light on the technology we take for granted today, and helps light the way to the future.

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David Thornburg

Director of Education, 1010 Technologies
Have worked in the field of educational technology since 1981, written numerous books, consulted for schools and government agencies, invented educational technologies, and am currently Director of Education for Polar3D. I have taught part time at Stanford University, University of... Read More →


Friday March 17, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Sierra/Ventura, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262

Attendees (55)