[Pharo-users] [Dynabook][Morphic][TLM][Geometry] Re: [ANN] GNU Dr. Geo release 18.06

H. Hirzel hannes.hirzel at gmail.com
Mon Jun 25 23:46:07 EDT 2018


P.S. This message was meant to be off-list.

But as it went out to the list unintentionally there will be some
small discussion participation from my side in case there is one   :-)

On 6/26/18, H. Hirzel <hannes.hirzel at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Hilaire
>
>
> This message is off-list as I do not have the capacity NOW  to
> maintain a conversation on this list.
>
> See my comments below
>
> On 6/23/18, Hilaire <hilaire at drgeo.eu> wrote:
>> Hi Ben,
>>
>> They call it Dynabook in the old time... Not yet there 40 years later,
>> we are damn slow.
>
> Yes indeed.
> Actually on the hardware level and the software for reading (e-books)
> and learning (teaching apps) the dynabook goal has been reached for
> many years by now.
>
> Even the price goal has been under-cut. For 100USD you get a nice
> tablet which is considerably less than the 300....400 USD people
> originally thought of.
>
> And with OTG connections you may add a mouse and keyboard.
> Raspberry Pi is also very affordable and has millions of users.
>
> But just using laptops and PCs is also very fine.
>
>> As an educator, I am all days frustrated with the computed tools we
>> have, and the lack of integration.
>
> This is the main point. Lack of integration. And "authoring
> environments" for this.
>
>> Anyones crazy enough to work on this challenge?
>
> I think I am working on this. For quite some time. At the moment I
> work with Squeak though.
>
> But as Dr. Geo is using Morphic what I am doing may be extended to be
> used there as well.
>
> What I am doing is not so much inventing new things but making old
> things work. The solutions are actually around. They need to be
> documented and used. Demos and interaction is needed. Curriculum
> integration is then also quite an effort.
>
> I understand that you are in or around Geneva. Is that correct?
>
> Kind regards
> Hannes
>
>> Hilaire
>>
>>
>> Le 23/06/2018 à 02:03, Ben Coman a écrit :
>>> So now we need a DrGeo inside a live document providing a curriculum
>>> for teachers... ;) ?
>>>
>>> cheers -ben
>>>
>>
>> --
>> Dr. Geo
>> http://drgeo.eu
>>
>>
>>
>>
>



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