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    • Gerald Ardito

      The Man Who Turned Paper into Pixels

      A short video introducing the work of Claude Shannon.

      Tags: cs4teachers, spring 2019, cshistory, Claude Shannon

      • Gerald Ardito

        PLATO Paper from 1961

        Tags: cs4teachers, spring 2019, cshistory, PLATO

        • Gerald Ardito

          Mother of All Demos

          On a crisp, overcast, and breezy Monday afternoon in San Francisco on December 9, 1968, before an SRO audience of more than 2,000 slack-jawed computer engineers, a soft-spoken engineer named Douglas Engelbart held the first public demonstration of word processing, point-and-clicking, dragging-a...

          Tags: cs4teachers, cshistory, mother

          • Gerald Ardito

            NetLogo

            NetLogo is a direct descendant of the LOGO programming language initially developed by Seymour Papert.

            Tags: cs4teachers, spring 2019, cshistory, LOGO, NetLogo

            • Gerald Ardito

              Joy Lisi Rankin: "A People's History of Computing in the United States" | Talks at Google

              A talk given at Google by Dr. Joy Lisi Rankin on her book, A People's History of Computing in the United States.

              Tags: cs4teachers, spring 2019, cshistory

              • Gerald Ardito

                Brian Dear: " The Friendly Orange Glow: The Untold Story of the PLATO [...]" | Talks at Google

                Brian Dear has written a terrific book, The Friendly Orange Glow, about an unfortunately little known learning platform, PLATO. In this video, he tells the PLATO story.

                Tags: cs4teachers, spring 2019, cshistory, PLATO

                • Gerald Ardito

                  When CS in Education Historians Collide

                  Too often in education, we find ourselves looking for THE answer. This bookmark is a portal into a debate between two historians of CS in Education, Brian Dear and Joy Lisi Rankin. Please read this article and the ones to which it refers. Here is Dear's description of the sequenc...

                  Tags: cs4teachers, spring 2019, cshistory, PLATO, dear, rankin

                  • Gerald Ardito

                    It's Alan Kay's World, We Just Live In It

                    It's Alan Kay's world, we are just living in it. We will do some reading, watch some video, and do some programming. And all of it starts with Alan Kay. Kay was a key architect of what became the first personal computer. His work led to windows based GUIs (which inspired both St...

                    Tags: cs4teachers, spring 2019, cshistory, Kay

                    • Gerald Ardito

                      Seymour Papert

                      This week, our focus turns to Seymour Papert, one of the seminal thinkers and practitioners in the area of computer science in education. One of the things that made his unique was his insistence that working with computers was all about literacy and not discrete skills. Papert was a colleagu...

                      Tags: cs4teachers, spring 2019, cshistory, Papert

                      • Gerald Ardito

                        How Bees Keep Warm on Hot Days

                        The science of this is cool (no pun intended), but I also thing this Woukd be a neat phenomenon to model via code or robotics.  

                        Tags: cs4teachers, cshistory, coolthings