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Thursday, August 26 • 10:30 - 11:00
Keynote: The Grammar of Computers: Science, Society, Technology and Arts

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Linda Liukas: The Grammar of Computers: Science, Society, Technology and Arts
Does computer science belong in engineering, science, or arts? Are computers a tool or a toy? Computing education, as much as it is about learning to code, is also about creating a language for the children to talk about the world.
Computers keep changing the world. What we can learn from stars, glaciers and mushrooms when it comes to computing education? And why we need a Whole Earth Catalogue or a Montessori method for early childhood computing education? And why start with childhood and its intense world-building, secrets and silences?
This talk is made of computer science, stories, pedagogy, wonder, interdependency between theory and practice and one children’s book author trying to braid them all together.

(Session is in the English language / In Englischer Sprache)

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Linda Liukas

Mary Poppins of Computing, Bestselling Author - Rails Girls
Linda Liukas ist Programmiererin, Autorin und Illustratorin. Sie klärt ihre Zuhörer über die Welt der Technologie auf und erklärt, wie wir mit aktuellen und künftigen Technologien angemessen koexistieren können. Lindas Kinderbuch „Hello Ruby: Programmier dir deine Welt... Read More →


Thursday August 26, 2021 10:30 - 11:00 CEST