Seymour Papert

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Seymour Papert (1928-2016) was a mathematician, computer scientist and an education visionary associated with MIT. His deep understanding of computer science, the brain, and the process of learning, lead to many seminal ideas that are still to be fully appreciated (see: Legacy). While working with children, he developed a child-friendly programming language Logo that any child can learn in minutes.

Incremental reading was inspired by many of Papert's notions on how efficient learning occurs.

SuperMemo Guru, in many ways, is a continuation of Papert's thinking. See:

See: Papert's visionary call to ditch obsolete letteracy (1993)

This glossary entry is used to explain texts in SuperMemo Guru series on memory, learning, creativity, and problem solving