December 9, 1968: The Nerd Revolution begins: Douglas C. Engelbart, and a group of 17 researchers, presents a 90-minute demonstration of the online system, NLS, they have been working on since 1962. This is also the public debut of the computer mouse.

December 9, 1968: The Nerd Revolution begins: Douglas C. Engelbart, and a group of 17 researchers, presents a 90-minute demonstration of the online system, NLS, they have been working on since 1962. This is also the public debut of the computer mouse.

Douglas Carl Engelbart (born January 30, 1925) is an American inventor, and an early computer and internet pioneer. He is best known for his work on the challenges of human-computer interaction, resulting in the invention of the computer mouse, and the development of hypertext, networked computers, and precursors to GUIs.

Douglas Carl Engelbart (born January 30, 1925) is an American inventor, and an early computer and internet pioneer. He is best known for his work on the challenges of human-computer interaction, resulting in the invention of the computer mouse, and the development of hypertext, networked computers, and precursors to GUIs.

Douglas Engelbart's December 9, 1968, computer demonstration at the Fall Joint Computer Conference in San Francisco.

Douglas Engelbart's December 9, 1968, computer demonstration at the Fall Joint Computer Conference in San Francisco.

Douglas Engelbart’s Unfinished Revolution The pioneering Doug Engelbart invented things that transformed computing, but he also intended them to transform humans. - Doug Engelbart knew that his obituaries would laud him as “Inventor of the Mouse.” I can see him smiling wistfully, ironically, at the thought. The mouse was such a small part of what Engelbart invented.

Doug Engelbart: More than Just the Man Behind the Mouse

Douglas Engelbart’s Unfinished Revolution The pioneering Doug Engelbart invented things that transformed computing, but he also intended them to transform humans. - Doug Engelbart knew that his obituaries would laud him as “Inventor of the Mouse.” I can see him smiling wistfully, ironically, at the thought. The mouse was such a small part of what Engelbart invented.

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"The Mother of All Demos" Douglas Engelbart demonstration of experimental computer technologies (1968)

"The Mother of All Demos" Douglas Engelbart demonstration of experimental computer technologies (1968)

Douglas Engelbart, Father of the Computer Mouse, Dies at Age 88 | first mouse invented in early 60's by Douglas Engelbart

Douglas Engelbart, Father of the Computer Mouse, Dies at Age 88 | first mouse invented in early 60's by Douglas Engelbart

Douglas Engelbart (1925 – 2013) was an American engineer and inventor, and an early computer and Internet pioneer. He is best known for his work on founding the field of human-computer interaction, resulting in the invention of the computer mouse, and the development of hypertext, networked computers, and precursors to graphical user interfaces. These were demonstrated at The Mother of All Demos in 1968. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Douglas_Engelbart…

Douglas Engelbart (1925 – 2013) was an American engineer and inventor, and an early computer and Internet pioneer. He is best known for his work on founding the field of human-computer interaction, resulting in the invention of the computer mouse, and the development of hypertext, networked computers, and precursors to graphical user interfaces. These were demonstrated at The Mother of All Demos in 1968. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Douglas_Engelbart…

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