Wednesday, January 24, 2007

Inside the apple

New Apple IPhone Swanky!

Steve's thoughts on the role of computers in the class room (sourced from old article)
"The most important thing is a person. A person who incites your curiosity and feeds your curiosity; and machines cannot do that in the same way that people can. The elements of discovery are all around you. You don't need a computer..."

Computers are very reactive but they're not proactive; they are not agents, if you will. They are very reactive. What children need is something more proactive. They need a guide. They don't need an assistant. I think we have all the material in the world to solve this problem;

"I always considered part of my job was to keep the quality level of people in the organizations I work with very high." Steve Jobs

full article here

"The future is not laid out on a track. It is something that we can decide, and to the extent that we do not violate any known laws of the universe, we can probably make it work the way that we want to."

"The best way to predict the future is to invent it." Alan Kay - computer scientist and developer of $100 laptop

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