"The best way to predict the future is to invent it" is another gem, an Alan Kay
quotation that went up on Whitley's office wall.
must have thought his dream of travelling Asia had gone, until his wife allowed him to pack his bags and go - at the age of 76.
must have thought his dream of travelling around Asia had gone - until his long-suffering wife allowed him to pack his bags and go...
As said by Alan Kay
: "Marvin was one of the very few people in computing whose visions and perspectives liberated the computer from being a glorified adding machine to start to realize its destiny as one of the most powerful amplifiers for human endeavors in history".
, an early computer scientist, once said, "Technology is anything that wasn't around when you were born." For people over age 50, this definition incorporates an enormous number of technological devices.
"Inside Xerox, the Alto was known as an "interim Dynabook," a reference to the prototype for a portable machine envisaged by the Xerox computer scientist Alan Kay
Valee, "the voice behind the mask," is a surprise musical act, Floyd and B'nay dance attractively, Bob Bemand brings his comedy pigeons, Nat Hope and Doreen Ray have a friendly argument, and Alan Kay
and Gloria figure in a novelty balancing act.
, 80, of Almondbury, was Clerk at the former Huddersfield Magistrates' Court for 23 years, between 1969 and 1992.
NORTH WARWICKSHIRE Men's stableford: 1 Alan Kay
44pts, 2 Alan Sharratt 44, 3 Phil Clewlow 42.
Show contestants include Josh Chavez, Dustin Feher, Alan Kay
, Sam Larson, Brant McGee, Lucas Miller, Mitch Mitchell, Joe Robinet, Wayne Russel and Chris Weatherman.
As noted computer scientist Alan Kay
said, the best way to predict the future is to invent it.
Bruno Schneider, horn; Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP), Gil Rose, conductor (horn concerto); Jeffrey Milarsky, conductor (flute concerto); Tara Helen O'Conner, flute; Vicki Ray, Ancuza Aprodu, Stephen Gosling, piano; Alan Kay
, clarinet; Curtis Macomber, violin; Fred Sherry, cello; Tom Kolor and Thierry Miroglio, percussion.