Can we finally realize Alan Kay’s Dynabook for $100?


Nov. 5, 2008 was the 40th anniversary since computer scientist Alan Kay devised the "Dynabook," a theoretical computing device that was aimed toward higher education and "children of all ages," writes ZDNet blogger Jason Perlow. So, how close are we to realizing Kay's dream? Since the device's theoretical conception in 1968 and the  publication of a paper proposing its use in 1972 when Kay was at Xerox's PARC, many of

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