|Kay__A_Personal_Computer_For_Children_Of_All_Ages_Aug72.pdf|| A Personal Co~puter for Children of All Ages
Alan C. Kay
Xerox Palo Alto Research Center
l\bstract teacher? Maybe. But first, it must dccic~ that
it is a necessary and desirable goal to do so.
This note speculates about the emergence of
personal, portable information manipulators and What ...e would like to do in this b:--.il:-i" note is to
their effects .when used by both children and discuss some aspects of the learni~q ~rocess
adults. Although it should be read as science "'hich we feel Ctl:1 be augmented thrr..\.'qu.
fiction, current trends in miniaturization and technological r:ledia. Most of the nctl.ons have at
price reduction almost guarantee that many of the |