Douglas Carl Engelbart (born January 30, 1925) is an American inventor, and an early computer and internet pioneer. He is best known for his work on the challenges of human-computer interaction, resulting in the invention of the computer mouse, and the development of hypertext, networked computers, and precursors to GUIs.

Douglas Carl Engelbart (born January 30, 1925) is an American inventor, and an early computer and internet pioneer. He is best known for his work on the challenges of human-computer interaction, resulting in the invention of the computer mouse, and the development of hypertext, networked computers, and precursors to GUIs.

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Douglas Engelbart’s Unfinished Revolution The pioneering Doug Engelbart invented things that transformed computing, but he also intended them to transform humans. - Doug Engelbart knew that his obituaries would laud him as “Inventor of the Mouse.” I can see him smiling wistfully, ironically, at the thought. The mouse was such a small part of what Engelbart invented.

Douglas Engelbart’s Unfinished Revolution The pioneering Doug Engelbart invented things that transformed computing, but he also intended them to transform humans. - Doug Engelbart knew that his obituaries would laud him as “Inventor of the Mouse.” I can see him smiling wistfully, ironically, at the thought. The mouse was such a small part of what Engelbart invented.

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"Douglas Engelbart, most famous for inventing the computer mouse, has died at 88. Here, we celebrate him giving the most incredible technical demonstration of all time."

"Douglas Engelbart, most famous for inventing the computer mouse, has died at 88. Here, we celebrate him giving the most incredible technical demonstration of all time."

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Douglas Engelbart's December 9, 1968, computer demonstration at the Fall Joint Computer Conference in San Francisco.

Douglas Engelbart's December 9, 1968, computer demonstration at the Fall Joint Computer Conference in San Francisco.

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