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Kids drop out of school mostly because school is boring and not particularly relevant.


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Computing is not about computers any more. It is about living.



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Learning by doing, peer-to-peer teaching, and computer simulation are all part of the same equation.



Programming allows you to think about thinking, and while debugging you learn learning.

Programming allows you to think about thinking, and while debugging you learn learning.



It's not computer literacy that we should be working on, but sort of human-literacy. Computers have to become human-literate.

It's not computer literacy that we should be working on, but sort of human-literacy. Computers have to become human-literate.



Digital living will include less and less dependence upon being in a specific place at a specific time, and the transmission of place itself will start to become possible.

Digital living will include less and less dependence upon being in a specific place at a specific time, and the transmission of place itself will start to become possible.



It makes no sense to ship atoms when you can ship bits.

It makes no sense to ship atoms when you can ship bits.



But just as elevators have changed the shape of buildings and cars have changed the shape of cities, bits will change the shape of organizations, be they companies, nations, or social structures.

But just as elevators have changed the shape of buildings and cars have changed the shape of cities, bits will change the shape of organizations, be they companies, nations, or social structures.



Access by kids to the Internet should be like kids breathing clean air.

Access by kids to the Internet should be like kids breathing clean air.



If you take any world problem, any issue on the planet, the solution to that problem certainly includes education. In education, the roadblock is the laptop.

If you take any world problem, any issue on the planet, the solution to that problem certainly includes education. In education, the roadblock is the laptop.



Machines need to talk easily to one another in order to better serve people.

Machines need to talk easily to one another in order to better serve people.





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