Model of the Dynabook “dynamic book” (replica by Alan Kay)

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Date Introduced
2010
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
overall: 1 in x 9 in x 11 1/2 in
Manufacturer
Kay, Alan
Credit Line
Gift of Alan Kay
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Object ID
102716364

Alan Kay’s1968 Dynabook mockup was influenced by the learning theories of Jerome Bruner and Seymour Papert. Though too advanced to build at the time, it inspired future designers. Kay helped pioneer GUI and object-oriented programming at Xerox PARC.