IT Day Japan 2021: Can IT save the worsening crisis of 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]
IT Day Japan - solving urgent global issues DEI | Dec 9, 2020 | Christina Engelbart This year's topic for IT Day Japan 2020 is "What can IT do for the democratic crisis in COVID-19 pandemic?" - an issue of immediate, urgent, complex, global importance. The video is now up for those who missed the live event on Zoom. [Continue Reading]
DEI Newsletter - 2019 Highlights DEI | Jan 12, 2020 | Christina Engelbart Wishing you a Happy New Year! We're enclosing our 2019 Highlights, looking ahead to an exciting lineup of projects and inviting you to connect and share your thoughts about what you'd like to see more of from the Doug Engelbart Institute in the coming year. [Continue Reading]
The true promise of Interactive Computing: Leveraging our Collective IQ
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.
On Tour with our Engelbart Scholars DEI | Apr 9, 2016 | Christina Engelbart What did these undergrads do for Spring Break? They toured with the Doug Engelbart Institute in the San Francisco area, joined by professors and an embedded university librarian, for a week of hands-on immersion in the Engelbart legacy.
Bootstrapping Brilliance in Education DEI | Feb 22, 2016 | Christina Engelbart Here are some links to accompany my 'lightening talk' at last weekend's Ed Foo Camp, an invitation-only unconference on Education Innovation sponsored by O'Reilly, Google, Sesame Street and MacMillan Learning. [Continue Reading]
Esther Dyson’s ‘Way to Wellville’ Challenge a game changer DEI | Dec 7, 2015 | Christina Engelbart Here’s an exciting fresh approach to transforming the health of our communities. “The Way to Wellville, a national challenge among five communities over five years to make significant, visible and lasting improvement in five measures of health and economic vitality. In the end, we’ll map new paths for entire communities to make changes that result in healthier people and places.” [Continue Reading]
Meet this year’s Engelbart Scholar Award recipients DEI | Nov 25, 2015 | Christina Engelbart Congratulations to our 2015-2016 Engelbart Scholar Award recipients from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), and their professor Dr. Gardner Campbell, Vice Provost for Learning Innovation and Student Success, Dean of University College, and Associate Professor of English at VCU. Dr. Campbell is the mastermind behind the Engelbart Scholar Program, as an extension of his innovative online course inspired in part by the pioneering vision of Doug Engelbart.
Engelbart Scholars tour with Doug Engelbart Institute DEI | Jun 14, 2015 | Christina Engelbart I was honored and thrilled this last month to host some very special guests for a full week of site tours, meetings, and in-depth studies — a select group of Engelbart Scholars convening the week of March 9th at the Doug Engelbart Institute in Menlo Park, CA, for a “deep dive” into Doug Engelbart’s seminal work, including a tour of Doug Engelbart Archive collections at Stanford Libraries Special Collections, the Computer History Museum, and the Internet Archives.
Internet Society showcases Engelbart's Legacy in Action DEI | May 8, 2015 | Christina Engelbart One year after inducting Doug Engelbart to the Internet Hall of Fame, the Internet Society ran a profile piece showcasing his lasting legacy, in particular how one professor – Dr. Gardner Campbell, Vice Provost for Learning Innovation and Student Success at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) – is putting his vision to practice. “Doug Engelbart’s greatest breakthrough may be to change how we think, how we learn and innovate, and how we collaborate.”
2014 Human Computation Roadmap Summit DEI | June 20, 2014 | Christina Engelbart I was honored to participate in the Human Computation Roadmap Summit at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, DC, to collaborate on the design and analysis of information processing systems in which humans participate as computational agents. The workshop included over 60 participants from a variety of disciplines... [Continue Reading]