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Remembering Doug Engelbart

Denizens of the web reflected on the passing of computing pioneer Doug Engelbert. While he is credited with being the "father of the mouse," many were quick to point out his other accomplishments. Often cited was a 1968 presentation on the computing that is referred to as "The Mother of All Demos."


  1. Engelbart's role in the computer mouse was cited often, but he was remembered for more, too.
  2. His 1968 presentation on computing is described as "The Mother of All Demos."
  3. The Mother of All Demos, presented by Douglas Engelbart (1968)
  4. Several people expressed a personal connection to Engelbart and gratitude at the role he played in helping to shape their future.