[squeak-dev] Atari Alan Kay

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Sat Apr 14 22:38:34 UTC 2012

On 14.04.2012, at 15:06, Chris Cunnington wrote:

> http://io9.com/5902010/atari-illustrations-predicted-wikipedia-in-1982
> "In 1982, Atari Alan Kay collaborated with Bob Stein, who had consulted on the Encyclopedia Britannica, to develop concepts for an "Intelligent Encyclopedia." They then commissioned Disney illustrator Glenn Keane to illustrate their ideas."
> I had to read that twice: "Atari Alan Kay". 
> Like "Wild Bill Hickok"?
> Interesting stuff, at any rate. 
> Chris 

For the newbies who might know Alan's connection to Squeak, but not Bob Stein's: Bob was the master mind behind Sophie, the "future of the book". And the first version of Sophie was built in Squeak.


- Bert -

More information about the Squeak-dev mailing list