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Edward Cherlin PM Cluster SFO 2009


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Edward Cherlin PM Cluster SFO 2009

  1. 1. Collective Intelligence of a Billion Children <ul><ul><li>Edward Cherlin, Founder </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Earth Treasury </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>January 23, 2009 </li></ul></ul>
  2. 2. Alan Kay <ul><li>The best way to predict the future is to invent it. </li></ul><ul><li>Smalltalk </li></ul><ul><li>OOP </li></ul><ul><li>Dynabook </li></ul>
  3. 3. Doug Engelbart I believe that the complexity of the problems facing mankind is growing faster than our ability to solve them. Finding ways to augment our intellect is both a necessary and a desirable goal. The mouse was just a tiny piece of a much larger project, aimed at augmenting human intellect. Online System, The Mother of all Demos
  4. 4. Albert Einstein Computers are incredibly fast, accurate and stupid; humans are incredibly slow, inaccurate and brilliant; together they are powerful beyond imagination. It is almost a miracle that modern teaching methods have not yet entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry; for what this delicate little plant needs more than anything, besides stimulation, is freedom.
  5. 5. Seymour Papert <ul><li>Mindstorms: Children, Computers, and Powerful Ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Logo programming language </li></ul><ul><li>Turtle Art </li></ul>
  6. 6. Resources <ul><li>OLPC: </li></ul><ul><li>Sugar software: </li></ul><ul><li>Earth Treasury: (under construction) ‏ </li></ul><ul><li>Free textbooks: </li></ul><ul><li>Creating new kinds of textbooks: </li></ul><ul><li>Free markets: </li></ul>