Introduction to OOP Chapter 1: Thinking Object-Oriented : next previous audio real text

Why Not Build a Program out of Computers?

Alan Kay thought about this conventional design of the computer, and asked why we constructed the whole out of pieces that were useless by themselves.

Why not build a whole out of pieces that were similar at all levels of detail? (Think of fractals).

Idea: A program can be build out of little computing agents.

Intro OOP, Chapter 1, Slide 12