Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community

I was never a Apple person (I could never afford them) and so was never a hypercard aficionado. But those who liked it, like it a lot. Clark Quin reflects: "it was really ‘programming for the masses’, a tool for the Macintosh that allowed folks to easily build simple, and even complex, applications." Matthew Lasar writes a glowing tribute. But Dave Weinberger cautions that hypercards were box thinking, not network thinking.

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