App Inventors debt to Seymour Papert

Aug 7, 2016 hal's Blog

To the App Inventor Community:

I join in grief with my colleagues in computing and education at passing of Seymour Papert on July 31, 2016. Papert was the worlds preeminent visionary in educational technology: you can read testaments to his greatness in the obituaries in the New York Times and the MIT News. Few people in the App Inventor community would have met him, and only some know his monumental book Mindstorms: Children, Computers, and Powerful Ideas. But his genius has touched those of us who built App Inventor and everyone who uses it.

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