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IT Day Japan 2021: Can IT save the worsening crisis of mankind?

December 10, 2021 // 0 Comments

featured image 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]

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]

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]

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]

How Doug Engelbart taught students about how computers think

March 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

article featured imageHow Doug Engelbart taught students about how computers think DEI | Mar 15, 2016 | Christina Engelbart Around 1960 Doug Engelbart was a young electrical engineer at Stanford Research Institute, invited by several local schools and clubs to come teach them how computers worked. Instead of giving lectures on the topic, he devised a parlor game where the players acted out the basic computer operations. [Continue Reading]

Today in Tech History – the Mother of All Demos

December 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

article featured imageToday in Tech History – the Mother of All Demos DEI | Dec 9, 2015 | Christina Engelbart December 9th, 1968 at 3:00pm at the Fall Joint Computer Conference in San Francisco, California, Doug Engelbart was slated to present his research. Instead of giving his talk, he and his team demonstrated their vision and progress to an astonished audience of a thousand computer professionals throughout the 90 minute session. Attendees got a taste of how knowledge workers of the future would work together in an online interactive collaborative hyperlinked information space. This was not just a demonstration of what could be, it was a demonstration of how the researchers in Doug’s lab were already working on a daily basis... [Continue Reading]

Esther Dyson’s ‘Way to Wellville’ Challenge a game changer

December 4, 2015 // 0 Comments

article featured imageEsther 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

November 26, 2015 // 1 Comment

article featured imageMeet 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. [Continue Reading]

Engelbart Scholars tour with Doug Engelbart Institute

June 15, 2015 // 7 Comments

article featured imageEngelbart 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. [Continue Reading]

Internet Society showcases Engelbart’s Legacy in Action

May 12, 2015 // 2 Comments

article featured imageInternet 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.” [Continue Reading]

President Obama cites Engelbart’s Innovations

February 15, 2015 // 1 Comment

article featured imagePresident Obama cites Engelbart’s Innovations DEI | Feb 14, 2015 | Christina Engelbart In his speech Friday at the Cyber Summit at Stanford University, President Barak Obama named key pioneers behind the breakthrough innovations that catapulted us into the digital Information Age, leading with Hewlett and Packard, and Douglas Engelbart. Watch this segment of the speech, or enjoy the whole speech here. [Continue Reading]