[linux-audio-user] Software suitable for children

Cesare Marilungo 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!
> Michael
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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