Inventor Of Computer Mouse Dies; Doug Engelbart Was 88
Mother Of All Demos: Doug englebart is describing the graphical user interface, a good twenty years before most consumers had access to a grapical user interface in Macs or PCs. BTW, Doug invented the computer mouse. (He apologizes for the silly name)
Douglas Engelbart, one of my heros, passed away this week. This video is a recording of what's now called "The Mother of All Demos", from 1968, showcasing things about computing decades ahead of their time. The mouse, teleconferencing, word processing, file linking, real time text editing are all on display in this incredible talk.
Douglas Engelbart | American inventor whose work beginning in the 1950s led to his patent for the computer mouse, the development of the basic graphical user interface (GUI), and groupware. Engelbart...