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Alan Kay, Systems, and Textbooks

Alan Kay, Systems, and Textbooks | tech startup | Scoop.it
what are the ideas or categories, or what capacity for ideas should we now be teaching? Kay has one major thought in mind. He wants us to cultivate the ability to conceive of, work with, create, understand, manipulate, tinker with, disrupt, and, generally, appreciate the beauty of systems. This he hails as perhaps the most important of all the liberal arts.
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"Changing people's minds is hard because of this..."

"Changing people's minds is hard because of this..." | tech startup | Scoop.it

On this segment Alan Kay speaks, of the % of the population that are willing to explore new ideas for their own sake.

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Sphero | Robotic Ball Gaming System for iOS and Android

Sphero | Robotic Ball Gaming System for iOS and Android | tech startup | Scoop.it

What interesting / game or application can we make with this?

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G2012 Soluciones innovadoras para la inclusión financiera | Ashoka México y Centroamérica

G2012 Soluciones innovadoras para la inclusión financiera | Ashoka México y Centroamérica | tech startup | Scoop.it

...más de la mitad de la población adulta mundial, no tienen acceso a servicios financieros formales. Es por ello que esta convocatoria busca proyectos innovadores que aseguren que las personas puedan contacto con servicios financieros integrales que les permitan ahorrar y pedir dinero de manera segura, así como hacer pagos de forma transparente....

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Titan Provides Real-Time Big Graph Data

Titan Provides Real-Time Big Graph Data | tech startup | Scoop.it

This is a very interesting case study of a graph database.

I would like to conduct experiments like this...

on other databases designs...

 

It could be used as reference for a benchmark...

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Alan Kay - Normal Considered Harmful

Interesting talk several topics from human nature:
* why people in computer ignore history?
* why the web, as it is done sucks 

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