[linux-audio-user] Software suitable for children
cesare at poeticstudios.com
Sat Dec 9 16:21:16 EST 2006
michael at michaelshiloh.com wrote:
> On Sat, 9 Dec 2006, Brad Fuller wrote:
>> Along the same lines, while not Linux only and not only for audio but
>> entire multimedia, you should definitely look into eToys. eToys runs
>> in squeak, a Smalltalk-80 environment. eToys and other educational
>> apps have been running in squeak and used in schools for many years
>> around the world.
>> Here are some links:
>> Squeakland: http://www.squeakland.org/ - click on "What is Squeak"
>> for a good overview
> Brad, every once in awhile an application comes along that makes all
> the work
> we do seem worthwhile. I just installed squeak on my Ubuntu machine
> and was
> instantly having fun. This will work wonders in my work with kids. Thank!
By the way, I'm working on some squeak morphics to manipulate music and
output data via OSC (eg. envelopes, pianorolls, knobs).
It's a pity that the audio (an in general the multimedia) aspects of
squeak have been left behind in recent development.
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