Invented and lead development of groupware (SRI Augment system), word processing (display editing), outlining, hyperlinks, hyper-documents, graphical user interfaces, integrated text and graphics, windowing user interfaces (non-overlapping, tiled), two-way video-conferencing with shared workspaces, the computer mouse, chording keyboards, and was director of Node 1 of the Internet (Node 0 was MIT). He is also a kind, gentle, soft spoken soul.
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Doug Engelbart's Invisible Revolution
History project with text audio, video, timelines and blog.
Growing biography, with links to related topics. [Wikipedia]
Douglas Engelbart and 'The Mother of All Demos'
His presentation at 1968 Fall Joint Computer Conference, was a live online hypermedia demonstration of pioneering work his group did at SRI. Later called "The Mother of All Demos" by Andy van Dam, this historic show paved the way for modern human-computer interaction.
Engelbart's Unfinished Revolution: Stanford University
Introduction, presenters, program, hosts, sponsors, history, links, press, feedback, video tapes, streaming video.
Resource for exploring the history of human computer interaction beginning with the pioneering work of Douglas Engelbart and his colleagues at Stanford Research Institute in the 1960s.
A Chat with Doug Engelbart
From reboot7 conference, Copenhagen, Denmark; video, audio, transcript, photos, links to other websites. [mprove] (June 10, 2005)
The Almanac: Douglas Engelbart
Computer visionary seeks to boost people's collective ability to confront complex problems coming at a faster pace. Medium-long story. (February 21, 2001)
Tools For Thought: The Loneliness of a Long-Distance Thinker
By Howard Rheingold. Online copy of well known 1985 book on the invention of modern computing; this chapter on SRI, Engelbart, oN Line System (NLS, Augment), augmentation. Newer (c)2000 edition of the book is out, with follow-up interviews. (June 01, 1985)
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