article featured imageThe Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution
Simon & Schuster | (2014) | Walter Isaacson
“The Innovators is Walter Isaacson’s revealing story of the people who created the computer and the Internet. What were the talents that allowed certain inventors and entrepreneurs to turn their visionary ideas into disruptive realities? What led to their creative leaps? Notables include Vannevar Bush, Alan Turing, Doug Engelbart, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Tim Berners-Lee, and more.” BOOK REVIEWS: NY Times | Washington Post | Economic Times

article featured imageVCU launches MOOCs
Richmond Times-Dispatch | Oct 2, 2014 | Karin Kapsidelis
“Vice Provost Gardner Campbell at Virginia Commonwealth University is teaming with other professors and other universities, and joined forces with Christina Engelbart at the Doug Engelbart Institute to design a collaborative MOOC plus the all new Engelbart Scholar Award." See also more background and photos.

article featured imageChanneling Engelbart: Augmenting Human Education
Connected Learning Alliance | Sep 15, 2014 | Howard Rheingold
“Gardner Campbell not only teaches the ideas of Doug Engelbart — the visionary who invented the mouse, hypertext and many more of the digital tools so many people use every day — he understands that Engelbart’s technological attempt to “augment human intellect” also ought to be a central goal of pedagogy. Fortunately, [he] is in a good position to pursue this goal in practice.”

article featured imageInternet Hall of Fame Announces 2014 Inductees
Internet Society | Apr 8, 2014 | Staff Writers
“The Internet Hall of Fame welcomes 2014 Inductees at ceremony in Hong Kong... For his visionary work related to networking and the foundations of the information age, Doug Engelbart was inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame." Further details on this posthumous award, see Doug Engelbart inducted into Internet Hall of Fame.

article featured imageMemory Machines: The Evolution of Hypertext Anthem Press | 2013 | Belinda Barnet “This book explores the history of hypertext, an influential concept underlying the World Wide Web and much more. Barnet includes her exclusive interviews with those at the forefront of the hypertext innovation, telling both the human and the technological story.” Chapter 3 - 'Augmenting the Intellect: NLS' is devoted to Doug Engelbart’s pioneering work.
See [ Chapter 3 Abstract | Table of Contents ]

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