[plt-scheme] Computers considered harmful

From: namekuseijin (namekuseijin at gmail.com)
Date: Wed May 6 15:58:33 EDT 2009

Isn't that the difference between pragmatic folks and theorists? ;)

On Wed, May 6, 2009 at 4:23 PM, John Clements <clements at brinckerhoff.org> wrote:
> Okay, we knew all this already.  So what's the new part?  In my mind (and
> this
> understanding may be new only to me) I think it has to do with the nature of
> the student's interaction with the computer: is it a tool with a bunch of
> knobs
> (external) to be manipulated to find the solution, or is it a means of
> translating our programs--concieved independently!--into meanings?

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