article featured imageThe Click Heard around the World
The Henry Ford Blog | Dec 9, 2020 | Kristen Gallerneaux
“On December 9, 1968, Douglas Engelbart of the Stanford Research Institute hosted a session at the Joint Computer Conference in San Francisco in which he used the first computer mouse to sweep through a demonstration that became the blueprint for modern computing.”
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article featured imageGood News in History, November 17 Good News Network | Nov 17, 2020 | Good News Network 50 years ago today, a patent on the first computer mouse was presented to engineer, inventor, computer pioneer Douglas Engelbart. Using his own strategy to accelerate the rate of innovation, his advancements came decades before the personal computer revolution

featured imageWilliam English, Who Helped Build the Computer Mouse, Dies at 91
NY Times | 31 Jul 2020 | Cade Metz
“He was one of the computing pioneers who “showed what a computer interface could — and should — look like,” a colleague said.”

article featured image75 Years of Innovation: ARPANET SRI | Jul 23, 2020 | Staff Writers “From ARPANET to the internet: How a small step in computing became one giant leap for connectivity [...] The work on ARPANET by Douglas Engelbart, Elizabeth Feinler, and the wider team at SRI, was instrumental in the development of the modern internet we all depend upon so much today.” From the series 75 years of innovation at SRI International

article featured imageA Case for Cooperation Between Machines and Humans NY Times | May 21, 2020 | John Markoff “A computer scientist argues that the quest for fully automated robots is misguided, perhaps even dangerous. [...] The distinction first appeared in two computer science laboratories that were created in 1962 near Stanford University. John McCarthy, [who] coined the term 'artificial intelligence,' [and] Douglas Engelbart, [who] coined the term 'intelligence augmentation,' or I.A.”

article featured image75 Years of Innovation: The Computer Mouse SRI | May 7, 2020 | Staff Writers “A major development in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) driving the advent of more accessible and controllable consumer computers. [...] Engelbart was a visionary. He saw a world where human evolution tracked technological advances and vice versa — the two intrinsically linked and working in synchronicity.” From the series 75 years of innovation at SRI International

article featured imageAI visionary named first Engelbart Distinguished Fellow Australian National University | Jan 22, 2020 | ANU Media “The Australian National University's Distinguished Professor Genevieve Bell has been named the world's inaugural Engelbart Distinguished Fellow by SRI International for her trailblazing work on technology, artificial intelligence and culture.” Also reported in: ComputerWorld | iTWire | PRNewswire | Mirage News

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