article featured imageAdvent of Computing - Podcast 2019 Sean Haas | 2019 | Sean Haas “Advent of Computing, the podcast that talks about the shocking, intriguing, and all too often relevant history of computing. A lot of little things we take for granted today have rich stories behind their creation, in each episode we will learn how older tech has led to our modern world.” Featuring Doug Engelbart's pioneering work in three podcasts in 2019. Could use some fact-checking, but largely well researched, with great insight, well told! Check out The Demo | Edge-Notched | Evolution of the Mouse | The Engelbart Audio Collection

article featured imageCulture of Innovation at ARPA & Xerox PARC
Internet@50 | Oct 30, 2019 | Alan Kay
“Keynote Speaker Alan Kay presents key lessons learned from the culture within the ARPA community and Xerox PARC that fostered so many technological breakthroughs, in such a short period of time.” Includes learnings from Doug Engelbart's Augmenting Human Intellect Research Center. Stories that inform future cosmic scale innovators.
Video Contents: 0:01 Introductions | 04:29 Enter Alan Kay | 22:46 Discussing Engelbart | See also Related Essay: "How?" | Event Site

article featured imageThe first 50 years of living online: ARPANET and Internet
Computer History Museum | Oct 25, 2019 | Marc Weber
“Doug Engelbart's group at SRI ran the Network Information Center (NIC), which besides acting as a central library kept track of all the computers on the ARPANET. [...] Engelbart's group had helped pioneer many core features of modern computing by then, as part of a Web-like effort called oNLine System (NLS).”

article featured imageRevisiting Engelbart’s ‘Collective IQ’ in the Era of AI Directly | Sep 10, 2019 | Mike de la Cruz “This PC pioneer believed technology was a tool to augment human intelligence — not replace it”

article featured imageHow a 90-minute presentation became the catalyst to the modern world of personal computing
SRI International | August 2019 | SRI Staff
“The inspiration behind the technology at your fingertips today: the Mother of All Demos”

article featured imageHow? - When “what will it take?” seems beyond possible Internet@50 | Jun 13, 2019 | Alan Kay “When “what will it take?” seems beyond possible, we need to study how *Immense Challenges* have been successfully dealt with in the past. [...] Need higher levels of qualitatively different thinking than the thinking that caused the challenges, including how to set up and nourish the communities of top people [pursuing the solutions]." *Immense Challenges* call for cosmic vision and collective synergy. This essay written for the Ellen MacArthur Foundation Summit to accompany Alan's session VIDEO: Scale Up the Circular Economy - with Alan Kay

article featured imageSurprise: AI In 2019
Forbes | Feb 25, 2019 | Jim Spohrer
“Later, when I was working at Apple in [Silicon Valley], a colleague introduced me to Doug Engelbart, and I learned about augmentation theory from the master. His view of augmentation was not just for individuals, but also teams, whole businesses, and all organizations, even nations, could be augmented to use advanced technologies to deal with complex and urgent problems.”

article featured imageThe Origins of the Mac
Mac|Life | Feb 5, 2019 | Alex Summersby
March 2019 Issue (151) “How the mother of all demos led to the computer that changed everything.” Check out the article / Purchase the Issue

article featured image3 Things You Need To Know About Augmented Intelligence
Forbes | Jan 22, 2019 | Daniel Araya
“In fact, it was Douglas Engelbart who first understood the importance of computer technologies in bootstrapping human capabilities and augmenting human creativity. Building on Engelbart’s thinking, we need to begin to better comprehend the challenges of machine intelligence in the context of human creativity and innovation— particularly with regard to our systems of learning and education.”

article featured imageThe Mother Of All Demos, 50 Years On
Hackaday | Jan 3, 2019 | Dan Maloney
“Douglas Engelbart pictured a future in which computers were tools to sharpen the human intellectual edge needed to solve the world’s problems.”

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