[IAEP] [etoys-dev] TED - Alan Kay - Example(8:44)

Alan Kay alan.nemo at yahoo.com
Fri Feb 19 21:59:15 EST 2010

Etoys itself *is* "super Powerpoint".

And, yes, all the animations for the Pythagorean Theorem demonstration were done using Etoys scripts.



From: Gustavo Ibarra <ibarrags at gmail.com>
To: Yoshiki Ohshima <yoshiki at vpri.org>
Cc: etoys-dev at squeakland.org; IAEP SugarLabs <iaep at lists.sugarlabs.org>
Sent: Fri, February 19, 2010 5:15:18 PM
Subject: Re: [IAEP] [etoys-dev] TED - Alan Kay - Example(8:44)

AlanThank you for your answer!

I understand the presentation was created with the etoy itself( "super
powerpoint", with a morph ThreadNavigator)

I wanted  to know if the example pythagorean Theorem is an animation
(a script that moves elements) done with etoy inside  "super

I will folow Yoshiki  advises. Tank's Yoshiki

On Fri, Feb 19, 2010 at 9:53 PM, Yoshiki Ohshima <yoshiki at vpri.org> wrote:
>  Gustavo,
> At Fri, 19 Feb 2010 21:35:53 -0300,
> Gustavo Ibarra wrote:
>> Hello everybody,
>> I am trying to simulate the example  "Or This A^2+b^2=c^2" used by AK en the TED conference (8:44) but unfortunelly I am
>> not arriving to the expected results. Does anybody know if the etoy project (I just need the example: A^2+b^2=c^2, not
>> the complete presentation)  is available in the web?
>> Link TED - A powerful idea about ideas: http://www.ted.com/talks/alan_kay_shares_a_powerful_idea_about_ideas.html
>  As Alan wrote, his version is just moving pieces around.  You could
> create three squares in proper sizes, and four right triangles in the
> right size and try move them around.  For some specific animating
> effect you would like to get...  if you don't mind, perhaps you can
> upload your version somewhere so that we can take a look at it?
> -- Yoshiki

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