One of the legends and founding reseachers in ICT in education, Seymour Papert, is in a coma after a traffic accident in Hanoi
“Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor emeritus Seymour Papert, 78, was among more than 100 international experts from 30 countries who had gathered in Hanoi this week for conference on teaching mathematics with digital technology. He was struck by a motorbike while crossing a busy street near his hotel Tuesday, said Hoang Xuan Lan, an administrator at Hanoi Technology University, which is hosting the conference.”
Papert is also an adviser to the “One Laptop Per Child” project, author of “Mindstorms”, and inventor and a major promoter of Logo as a thinking tool for children.

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