Doug Engelbart and the Digital Revolution
50 years ago today, on December 9, 1968, Doug Engelbart sparked the tech revolution by presenting the Mother of All Demos - a stunning visualization based on his work at SRI, that influenced and encouraged the PC revolution. Alan Kay and the Dynabook (before there were laptops and tablets) the graphical user interface, Andy Van Dam and hypertext. The mouse. Apple and the Macintosh. Bob Metcalfe and Ethernet.
We cover how a 3Com executive sat at the dinner table as a child, while his mom programmed for Doug Engelbart in the 1960s, and how founders Metcalfe, Greg Shaw and others were influenced and inspired - read more in our upcoming book.
Click on the below link for access to the Mercury News story on Doug.