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Seymour Papert

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Dr. Seymour Papert (born March 1, 1928 Pretoria, South Africa) is an MIT mathematician. He is one of the pioneers of Artificial Intelligence.

Inventor of the Logo programming language (1968).

Proponent of the Knowledge Machine

Influenced by Jean Piaget.

Has an interesting and original vision on learning, build upon the work of Jean Piaget. (Constructionism) Rethings how schools should work based on these theories of learning. Also focuses on the impact of new technologies on learning in general and schools as a learning organisation in particular.

Had some influence on Alan Kay and the Dynabook concept.

Collaborated with Lego to devise the Logo programmed series of Lego Mindstorms sets.

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