What Got You Hooked With Programming Computers?

Posted Posted in Ideas, Creativity, Innovation

From the book Getting Started with Processing: Programming courses typically focus on structure and theory first. Anything visual—an interface, an animation—is considered a dessert to be enjoyed only after finishing your vegetables, usually several weeks of studying algorithms and methods. Over the years, we have watched many friends try to take such courses and drop out after […]

Intelligent Tutoring Systems

Posted Posted in Information, Intelligence, Knowledge

This post was triggered by an email I received for papers for a conference. One of the suggested topics was Intelligent Tutoring Systems. Here is what Wikipedia says about ITS: An intelligent tutoring system (ITS) is any computer system that provides direct customized instruction or feedback to students, i.e. without the intervention of human beings, […]