“Why then should computers in schools be confined to computing the sum of the squares of the first twenty odd numbers and similar so called “problem – solving” uses? Why not use them to produce some action? There is no better reason than the intellectual timidity of the computers in education community, which seems remarkably reluctant to use computers for any purpose that fails to look very much like something that has been taught in schools for the past centuries.”
Seymour Papert. In 1971.
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