Sunday, April 27, 2008

Alice

I goofed during the Open Day - should have brought my older son and had him play with Alice there. This now has been remedied. I installed both Alice and Storytelling Alice at home.

Alice installed just fine and ran well. There are some quirks with the image of the scene - occasionally the main window just loses the feed. But other than that - works like magic.

Storytelling Alice showed a runtime error. I suspect it did not like Vista.

At any rate, the kid is having fun moving trees and making mechanical spiders jump.

It occurs to me, that this is a nice prelude before getting him started on Lego Mindstorms.
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