Presentation on theme: "1967 Wally Feurzeig, Daniel Bobrow, Richard Grant, Cynthia Solomon, and Seymour Papert introduce Logo, the first programming language written."— Presentation transcript:
1967 Wally Feurzeig, Daniel Bobrow, Richard Grant, Cynthia Solomon, and Seymour Papert introduce Logo, the first programming language written especially for children Alan Kay describes his proto-laptop, the Dynabook, as a portable interactive personal computer, as accessible as a book Papert publishes Mindstorms: Children, Computers and Powerful Ideas, a popular guide to his theories of constructionism and computing for kids.Mindstorms: Children, Computers and Powerful Ideas 1995 In his influential Being Digital, Negroponte paints a picture of the future of personal computing. The book becomes an international best- seller and is translated into 40 languages.
April 2002 Negroponte provides 20 children in a small, remote Cambodian village with connected laptops; for their individual use at school, at home, and in the community. January 2005 Negroponte sketches out his idea for a $100 laptop for the poor children of the world in an to his old friend, Hector Ruiz, CEO of AMD. Six hours later, Ruiz replies: Count us in, and we would be delighted to take a lead role here. Within weeks, News Corp. and Google also join as founding members of the newly formed program, One Laptop per Child. November 2007 Mass production begins December 2007 Children begin learning with the XO.