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The imagination and boldness of the mid-1970s Dynabook vision—and the accuracy with which Alan Kay and Adele Goldberg foretold, in the following essay, what notebook computing has become—is striking. This introduction was composed, after all, at a café, on a computer that fits in an overcoat pocket. Before Kay and Goldberg began to outline the visions in(More)
ing and software system architectures, making use of a programming language that supports dynamic object modeling and libraries of selected objects. The environment supports the ability to create, access, and explore curricula that emphasize individual and group software construction activities. LearningWorks is implemented as the composition of four(More)
English 'dative-movement' or 'ditransitive' phenomena are examined within both a non-monotonic approach to Construction Grammar (CG) influenced by Cognitive Linguistics and a monotonic CG approach. It is argued that the latter gives better empirical coverage and is theoretically simpler. Also an account of the argument/adjunct distinction is developed(More)