A conversation with Alan Kay: Dynabook Revisited

“Literacy is not just about being able to read street signs or medicine labels. It means being able to deal in the world of ideas. In a democratic society you need people to be in conversational contact with the important ideas of the past and of the present, which means being able to read about them and write about them and talk about them. (…) Because the music is not inside the piano.” (Squeakland essays)

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