Alan Kay

Alan Kay The best way to predict the future is to invent it.
– Alan Kay

Alan Kay is a pioneering computer scientist known primarily for his work on object-oriented programming and graphical user interfaces. While at Xerox PARC, he led the team that developed Smalltalk, the first purely object-oriented, dynamically typed and reflective programming language. Moreover, the Smalltalk windowing system was a precursor to today’s ubiquitous graphical user interface.

Kay is also an accomplished jazz guitarist and classical organist.

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