[plt-scheme] behaviour of void?

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Thu Feb 5 21:27:52 EST 2009

You could use universe to do a photo-gallery or a tune gallery, kind  
of like iPhoto.

Simulate a cell phone (collaborative work) -- Matthias

On Feb 5, 2009, at 9:16 PM, Prabhakar Ragde wrote:

> Matthias Felleisen wrote:
>> I actually don't know what you want.
> Well, I don't know either. Something that is visual but not a game:  
> art, maybe. iTunes visualization. Something that is network- 
> oriented but not just putting two things on different machines. Web- 
> scraping, or doing something with some Google API.
>> A chat server is all about text and nothing about text, and in  
>> contrast to the Hamsup example that we used to run, the universe  
>> teachpack is entirely, completely, totally functional.
> I don't remember anything "dys"-functional about that teachpack,  
> but it's been a while.
>> If you really don't like your students to be chatty, why not write  
>> scientific simulations?
> Because they don't know enough physics, and because I want to stay  
> away from the serious issues involved in inexact computation,  
> because I can't treat them carefully enough.
>> And, believe it or not, we're open to suggestions: ask and thou  
>> shall receive. -- Matthias
> I know that. You folks are terrifically receptive. Just the fact  
> that we're having this conversation instead of my being ignored or  
> flamed by True Believers. What you've achieved is fantastic. So  
> forgive me for using that as a point of departure for thinking  
> about issues which probably transcend this particular pedagogical  
> tool and what can be done with it. --PR

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