[Squeakland] I want to introduce squeakland to my Chinese friends
alan.kay at squeakland.org
Sun Apr 9 08:47:30 PDT 2006
Oh,.... well, we have the same problem in the US at very deep levels ....
.At 08:12 AM 4/9/2006, Jim Ford wrote:
>Alan Kay wrote:
>>Hi Jim --
>>Squeak runs exactly the same on more than 25 platforms, including MS.
>What I actually meant was MS apps. - Word, Excel, Powerpoint and I.E..
>Most members of staff are scarcely aware that anything else exists, and
>have so little understanding of computers that they can't even imagine a
>need for anything else. I don't think this attitude is uncommon in U.K.
>secondary schools and is largely due to schools needing to 'deliver the
>curriculum', and pressure to perform well in published exam 'league
>tables'. It probably also helps explain why the U.K. continues to slide
>into seedy decline! If Britain wasn't a 'nation of shopkeepers' in
>Napoleon's day, then it certainly is now - factories being pulled down and
>supermarkets being built in their places!
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