Tributes

Doug Engelbart in Hometown Art Exhibit

December 4, 2021 // 1 Comment

featured image Doug Engelbart in Hometown 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]

A Tribute on this Anniversary

December 11, 2009 // 2 Comments

article featured imageA Tribute on this Anniversary DEI | Dec 9, 2009 | Christina Engelbart “Today marks the 41st anniversary of what is now known as the Mother of All Demos. On December 9th, 1968 at 3:45pm PT, my father Doug Engelbart and his research team at Stanford Research Institute (now SRI International) used the 90 minutes allotted for his speech at the Fall Joint Computer Conference to demonstrate their work live. This demo is now famous for dazzling the crowd with a whole new paradigm for computing, sparking the personal and interactive computing revolutions, the information age, etc.” [Continue Reading]