The computer is the Proteus of machines

//The computer is the Proteus of machines

The computer is the Proteus of machines. Its essence is its universality, its power to simulate. Because it can take on a thousand forms and can serve a thousand functions, it can appeal to a thousand tastes.”

 

Papert, S. (1981). Mindstorms: children, computers and powerful ideas. NY: Basic Books. (p. viii).

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