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Bootstrapping Douglas Engelbart, Coevolution, and the Origins of Personal Computing

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ISBN-10: 0804738718

ISBN-13: 9780804738712

Edition: 2000

Authors: Thierry Bardini

List price: $32.00
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Douglas Engelbart and his team developed many of the cornerstones of modern computing, such as the mouse, hypertext and networking. This text tells the story of his vision, which led to radical changes in technology and peoples' work patterns.
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Book details

List price: $32.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication date: 12/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Illustrations
Preface
Introduction: Douglas Engelbart's Crusade for the Augmentation of Human Intellect
Language and the Body
The Chord Keyset and the QWERTY Keyboard
The Invention of the Mouse
Inventing the Virtual User
SRI and the oN-Line System
The Arrival of the Real User and the Beginning of the End
"Of Mice and Man": ARPANET, E-mail, and est
Coda: Where Hand and Memory Can Meet Again
Personnel at Engelbart's SRI Lab
Notes
Works Cited
Index