Doug Engelbart will be among those featured at a unique art exhibit in his hometown of Portland, Oregon, this December and January (2021+). The exhibit showcases Doug’s niece, Oregonian artist Dee Vadnais in the context of land, family, community.
Opening Dec 7, 2021.
“Dee Vadnais: Her Family’s Story in the Oregon Landscape presents the artwork of Deer Island artist, Dee Vadnais, contextualized in the story of her family’s six generations in Oregon and the creative communities inspiring her art.”
See Press Articles: Deer Island artist shows her works at Newberg cultural center; and Heritage art with heart
The ‘Doug piece’ will feature archive photos and brief description of his pioneering work boosting the collective effectiveness of networked communities in pursuit of humanity’s highest potential – expanded on below with more on his profound vision, pioneering firsts, and unfinished revolution – all courtesy of The Doug Engelbart Institute.
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Message for today’s change makers: A Call to Action | Accelerating Change and more at the Engelbart Academy | Bootstrapping the Future
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Doug Engelbart presenting his research to a smallish group at the lab, 1968. The scope of his research spans a vision for humanity, a strategic approach that scales, and enabling technology as a vehicle for collective action.
Explore: Vision for Humanity | Design Strategy
Photo courtesy SRI International (where Doug and his team carried out their pioneering research)
Co-worker using the ‘mouse’ interface, 1968. By now the researchers in Doug’s lab were using the system they’d been developing for all aspects of their work – designing, planning, coordinating, system architecture, software development, etc.
Explore: Personal & Interactive | For Knowledge Work
Photo courtesy SRI International
Posing with first mouse, 1996. Doug continued to refine his strategic approach to boosting collective intelligence in networked teams and initiatives, with new paradigms for transforming the fast, flexible organization of the future, and the tools that would enable them, in pursuing humanity’s highest potential.
Explore: A Call to Action
Photo courtesy US News & World Report
Doug delivers keynote at the Accelerated Change Conference, 2004.
Explore: Accelerating Change and more at the Engelbart Academy
Image screenshot from video, courtesy the AC2004 Conference