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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]

Meet the ‘keyset’ – a mouse’s best friend

January 24, 2015 // 2 Comments

article featured imageMeet the ‘keyset’ – a mouse’s best friend DEI | Jan 23, 2015 | Christina Engelbart The mouse was not the only input device invented by Doug Engelbart. Meet the keyset, which Engelbart invented to input text and commands with his left hand while pointing on the screen with his right to increase speed and efficiency. Check out this feature article Of Mice And Men by 99%Invisible podcaster Luisa Beck. [Continue Reading]

Re: “What ever happened to Augmenting Human Intellect”

November 29, 2013 // 0 Comments

article featured imageRe: “What ever happened to Augmenting Human Intellect” DEI | Nov 30, 2013 | Christina Engelbart Here is a must-see webinar from O’Reilly Webcast: Whatever Happened to “Augmenting Human Intellect”? presented by Scott Murray, Nov 20th. “Exploring the fundamental role of data visualization in a palatable form to human perception” and relates it to Doug Engelbart’s seminal pursuit. [Continue Reading]

Toward Boosting Our Collective IQ: A Knowledge-Centric Approach

March 11, 2011 // 0 Comments

article featured imageToward Boosting Our Collective IQ: A Knowledge-Centric Approach Published in customers.com | Mar 10, 2011 | Doug Engelbart and Christina Engelbart Announcing a new publication from the Seybold Group at customers.com, an adaptation of selected writings by Douglas C. Engelbart, edited by Christina Engelbart, with Preface and Conclusions by same. “In the early 1990s, Doug Engelbart, renowned innovator, described the basic components of a dynamic knowledge ecosystem, and the knowledge bases that are constantly evolving from within these ecosystems, as a wake-up call for IT professionals as well as business users. His call to action is even more viable and pressing today as the scope and method of interaction and collaboration become increasingly distributed, networked, cross-functional, cross-disciplinary, cross-organizational, cross-cultural, interdependent, complex, and urgent on a global scale -- just as he predicted. Here we present his view of what is needed as well as an update by his daughter and innovation partner, Christina, on how far we have come in achieving his vision.” [Continue Reading]