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Agreed. Just finished watching this. It's definitely worth spending an hour of your morning on listening to what these two giants (mostly Kay) have to say.



I love his work, and the ones that worked with him.

After learning Smalltalk, Oberon and Modula-3, I started a journey into the world of Xerox PARC and their influences into ETHZ and DEC research labs and became amazed how computing could have looked like already by the mid-90's.

To the point using UNIX stopped being fun, I wanted one of those environments, not a PDP-11 replica.


Have You used Pharo Smalltalk?


Not really, just installed it a few times to play around with it.

I actually used Smalltalk before Java was announced to the world.

We were using Smalltalk/V and VisualWorks for some university classes.

Luckily our university library had all the Smalltalk canonical books available and I spent quite a few long nights reading them.




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