“The Mother of All Demos” Doug Engelbart, SRI The computer mouse San Francisco and pointer cursor Display editing Dec. 9, 1968 Direct object manipulation Outline processing Integrated text and graphics Multiple remote online users of a networked processor "Linking" and in-file object addressing Multiple windowing Graphical user interface Hypermedia Context-sensitive help
EngelbartsUnfinishedRevolutionA Symposium at Stanford University Dec 9, 2008 Mural: Co-Evolution of Human Systems & Tool Systems: http://programforthefuture.org/about-us/Engelbart-Mural.jpg/image_view_fullscreen
“The best way to predict the futureutureis to create it.” Alan Kay’s keen observations ofkids at play in the late 1960s andearly ‘70s led to foundationaldevelopments of personalcomputing, including object orientedprogramming, the graphical userinterface and portability.
“A computer should be as easy to use asan Etch-a-Sketch” 1968
Alan Kay’s Dynabook First sketches and mockups, 1968,69,70
XEROX Alto 1980 XEROX PARC Palo Alto Research Center