Daddy, Are We There Yet? A Discussion with Alan Kay (4 tags)
Some guys are always ahead of the curve. Alan Kay was working on a notebook computer called the Dynabook 35 years ago. "Twenty years ago at PARC," Kay says, "I thought we would be way beyond where we are now. I was dissatisfied with what we did there. The irony is that it looks pretty good." So where are we now? Daniel Steinberg chats with Alan Kay to find out.