December 31, 2009
This is a presentation by James Foster at Smalltalks 2009. It's an introduction to Gemstone technology. For more information, please visit his blog at: http://programminggems.wordpress.com/.
Yes! Alan Kay was trying to develop an environment to be used in the education of our kids.
The use of the mouse, the "copy and paste", the bitblt and others technologies was firstly created in Smalltalk. Steve Jobs saw those ideas at Xerox and he developed a new language, Objective-C.