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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.
National Inventors Hall of Fame: Douglas Engelbart
- Inducted 1998, for inventing the mouse: 'X-Y Position Indicator For A Display System', Patent No. 3,541,541. Very brief biography and picture.
The Lemelson-MIT Prize Program: Douglas C. Engelbart
- Inventor of the Week Archives: The computer mouse. The national Lemelson-MIT Awards gives the world's largest single prize for invention and innovation, the annual $500,000 dollar Lemelson-MIT Prize.
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)
Wired News: Upgrading the Human OS
- Story on Stanford University seminar: Engelbart's Unfinished Revolution. (December 10, 1998)
The Man Behind the Mouse
- Brief story on Engelbart getting 1997 Lemelson-MIT prize. [BusinessWeek] (April 21, 1997)
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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