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Seymour Papert

AKA Seymour Aubrey Papert

Born: 29-Feb-1928
Birthplace: Pretoria, South Africa
Died: 31-Jul-2016
Location of death: Blue Hill, ME
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Computer Programmer, Mathematician

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Programming language LOGO

Seymour Papert is a mathematician, computer programmer, and educator. The developer of the LOGO programming language, he is considered a pioneer in the field of artificial intelligence. Papert is a cofounder with Marvin Minsky of the Artificial Intelligence Lab at MIT and a founding faculty member of the MIT Media Lab.

Father: (entomologist)
Wife: Suzanne Massie
Wife: Sherry Turkle

    University: BA, University of the Witwatersrand (1949)
    University: PhD Mathematics, University of the Witwatersrand (1952)
    University: PhD Mathematics, Cambridge University (1959)
    University: University of Geneva
    Professor: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1974-81)
    Scholar: University of Maine

    International Children's Digital Library Foundation Technology Board
    John Kerry for President

Official Website:
http://www.papert.org/


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