Seymour Papert, a Pioneer of Artificial Intelligence and Kids Coding, Has Died [via Motherboard]

Much of our ed tech scene today is indebted to Papert’s work.  “Visionary” is not a word one throws around lightly, but it befits the man.

Being a pioneer of artificial intelligence and creating the first programming language for kids are no small feats. But it was his dedication to using technology to change the way we educate children that made Seymour Papert, who died Sunday at the age of 88, a true visionary.

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