IT Day Japan 2021: Can IT save the worsening crisis of the mankind?

December 4, 2021 // 0 Comments

article featured imageIT Day Japan 2021: Can IT save the worsening crisis of the mankind? DEI | Dec 4, 2021 | Christina Engelbart The Doug Engelbart Institute is proud to sponsor the virtual symposium IT Day Japan 2021: “Can IT save the worsening crisis of the mankind?” – Saturday, December 4, 2021 17:00-19:00 (Pacific Time). I will be there in spirit this year, a digital presence, expect more to come! The others will be live, I’m very much looking forward to their insights and discussion on this far reaching topic! [Continue Reading]

Doug Engelbart in Portland Art Exhibit

December 2, 2021 // 1 Comment

article featured imageDoug Engelbart in Portland Art Exhibit DEI | Dec 4, 2021 | Christina Engelbart Doug Engelbart will be among those featured at a unique art exhibit in his hometown of Portland, Oregon, this December and January. The exhibit showcases Doug’s niece, Oregonian artist Dee Vadnais in the context of land, family, community. The 'Doug piece' will feature archive photos and descriptions of his pioneering work boosting the collective effectiveness of networked communities in pursuit of humanity's highest potential.  [Continue Reading]

A Tribute to Bill English (WKE)

August 3, 2020 // 0 Comments

featured image A Tribute to Bill English DEI   | Aug 4, 2020 | Christina Engelbart “On behalf of Doug Engelbart and the Doug Engelbart Institute, we bid farewell to Bill English, one of the greats in Doug’s seminal research, who died on July 26 at the age of 91. To the wonderful outpouring we'll embellish here on his seminal contributions to Doug Engelbart's research, with archive footage, photos, and more.” [Continue Reading]

SRI establishes Distinguished Engelbart Fellow Award

January 24, 2020 // 0 Comments

featured image SRI establishes Distinguished Engelbart Fellow Award DEI | Jan 23, 2020 | Christina Engelbart In honor of the late Douglas C. Engelbart, the Distinguished Engelbart Fellow Award recognizes "visionaries who are disrupting the traditional way we interact with and view technology" from around the globe. We are thrilled to congratulate the first recipient Genevieve Bell, Distinguished Professor of Australia National University. [Continue Reading]

Groundbreaking 1968 Demo recognized with IEEE Milestone Plaque

March 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

featured image Groundbreaking 1968 Demo recognized with IEEE Milestone Plaque DEI | Mar 21, 2017 | Christina Engelbart Doug's legendary Demo now recognized as a seminal event in the history of computing by IEEE, the world's largest technical professional organization advancing technology for humanity. Unveiling of the IEEE Milestone Plaque was celebrated at the Computer History Museum in Mt. View, CA. [Continue Reading]

The true promise of Interactive Computing: Leveraging our Collective IQ

April 13, 2016 // 4 Comments

featured image The true promise of Interactive Computing: Leveraging our Collective IQ DEI | Apr 14, 2016 | Christina Engelbart What is this promise? In Doug's mind it was always about humans interacting with each other and with their knowledge in dynamic knowledge ecosystems, facilitated by a suite of interactive tools and processes. This is the gateway to augmenting human intellect, boosting Collective IQ, enhancing human effectiveness, and Bootstrapping Brilliance in business and society. [Continue Reading]

How Doug Engelbart taught students about how computers think

March 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

article featured imageHow Doug Engelbart taught students about how computers think DEI | Mar 15, 2016 | Christina Engelbart Around 1960 Doug Engelbart was a young electrical engineer at Stanford Research Institute, invited by several local schools and clubs to come teach them how computers worked. Instead of giving lectures on the topic, he devised a parlor game where the players acted out the basic computer operations. [Continue Reading]