[OT] Alan Kay is angry
capellan2000 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 18 20:04:52 EDT 2017
I learned this again, a few weeks ago, in the forum:
After many developers explained to a newbie the same concept
in many different ways, this person said: Yes, I understand...
but when this person tried to apply these concepts in a stack,
we learned that these explanations were not clear enough.
This platform needs more, much more, step by step
instructions for every important concept and technique
employed in LiveCode programming.
William Prothero wrote:
> As education tech folks, we try to make the content we want to
> present as clear, easy, and transparent as possible. In our effort,
> we may be reinforcing expectations that gaining knowledge
> should be easy. But, what is actually accomplished may be
> memorization and a shallow understanding of how existing
> knowledge can be used to explore and enhance new knowledge.
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