In Memory: Seymour Papert

MIT Media Lab, Aug 02, 2016
Commentary by Stephen Downes

Paulo Blikstein's photo.

Seymour Papert passed away on Sunday and the web is - not surprisingly - full of tributes. I remember him most as an artificial intelligence researcher, and colleague of Marvin Minsky, but he is more widely recognized as an education innovator and theorist. I met him only once, back in 2003 or so, at a conference in Quebec City. These last few days the web has been full of tributes, not surprisingly.

From Paulo Blikstein, some links:

Tributes and such:

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