Young Lady's Illustrated Primer

AI-driven device created in Diamond Age that acts as coach-via-StoryTelling for some young women. (Educational Technology)

The teaching software for the One-Laptop-Per-Child (OLPC) wis directly inspired by the "Young Lady's Illustrated Primer". It is even named "Nell" (after the main protagonist in the novel). posted an example of how children in a remote Ethiopian village use Nell. Nell uses an evolving, personalized narrative to help kids learn to learn without beating them over the head with standardized lessons and traditional teaching methods.

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