Bret Victor


Bret Victor is a computer scientist and interaction designer known for his work in human-computer interaction. He began his career as a software engineer, working at companies such as Lucasfilm and Apple. He was part of the team that designed the user interface for the iPad. He also worked at startups and consulted for companies in the technology industry.

In addition to his work in industry, Victor is also known for his talks and writing on the future of computing. He is a proponent of creating more direct and immediate ways for people to interact with computers and has advocated for the development of better tools for programming. He has written several influential essays on the topic, including "The Future of Programming" and "Inventing on Principle."

Victor has also been involved in researching and developing new interaction models and tools for creative codings, such as the "Dynamicland" project, which aimed at creating a new way of interacting with computers through direct manipulation and physicality.

In recent years, Victor has been involved in a " Learnable Programming project," which aims to make programming more accessible and understandable to a broader audience.

In summary, Bret Victor is known for his work in human-computer interaction, particularly for his emphasis on the importance of creative tools for programmers and other digital creators, his writing and talks on the future of computing, and his research on new interaction models and tools for creative coding.