Modern computer "father"
Graphical user interface (2-dimensional display editing), mouse, video teleconferencing, groupware, email, hypertext, document version control etc... all in the 60s!!
Engelbart’s 1968 demo flyer
|Doug Engelbart’s mother of all demos video, 1968! |
Mother of all demos wikipedia article
The Mouse Turns 40 video
Working Together – Douglas Engelbart & Harvey Lehtman
The other “father” of the web
American sociologist, philosopher, and pioneer of information technology.
Started project Xanadu ... following Vannevar Bush and its theoretical machine called the memory extender ("Memex c.f. Krell computer terminal ;-) footsteps.... inspiring Tim Berners-Lee in creating the web.