HyPerform and Augment

November 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

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DEI | Nov 12, 2018 | N. Dean Meyer
Guest contributor Dean Meyer, management consultant and author who got his start in Doug Engelbart's lab, shares his insights re: the concept, history, and purpose of Doug's iconic “Augment” system, as exemplified by HyPerform [Continue Reading]

2014 Human Computation Roadmap Summit

June 20, 2014 // 0 Comments

In June of 2014 I was honored to participate in the Human Computation Roadmap Summit at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, DC. The visioning workshop, which included over 60 participants from a variety of disciplines, explored the design and analysis of information processing systems in which humans participate as computational agents... [Continue Reading]

Toward Boosting Our Collective IQ: A Knowledge-Centric Approach

March 10, 2011 // 0 Comments

An adaptation of selected writings by Douglas C. Engelbart, with Preface and Conclusions by Christina Engelbart. “In the early 1990s, Doug Engelbart, renowned innovator, described the basic components of a dynamic knowledge ecosystem, and the knowledgebases 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]