Douglas Engelbart

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Douglas Engelbart
Douglas Engelbart in 2008.jpg
Douglas Engelbart in 2008
Born Januar 30, 1925(1925-01-30)
Portland, Oregon, U.S.
Died Julie 2, 2013(2013-07-02) (aged 88)
Atherton, Californie, U.S.
Residence Atherton, Californie, U.S.
Naitionality American
Fields Human–computer interaction[1]
Institutions SRI International,
McDonnell Douglas,
Bootstrap Institute/Alliance,[2]
The Doug Engelbart Institute
Alma mater Oregon State College (BS 1948)
Varsity o Californie, Berkeley (MS 1953, PhD 1955)
Thesis A Study of High-Frequency Gas-Conduction Electronics in Digital Computers (1956)
Doctoral advisor Paul L. Morton[3]
John R. Woodyard[4]
Kent for Computer moose
Interactive computin
Influences Vannevar Bush
Notable awairds Naitional Medal o Technology (2000),
Lemelson-MIT Prize,
Turing Awaird (1997)[4]
Lovelace Medal,
Norbert Wiener Awaird for Social an Professional Responsibility,
Computer History Museum Fellow Awaird (2005)[5]

Douglas Carl Engelbart (Januar 30, 1925 – Julie 2, 2013) wis an American ingineer an inventor, an an early computer an Internet pioneer. He is best kent for his wirk on foondin the field o human–computer interaction, pairteecularly while at his Augmentation Research Center Lab in SRI International, which resultit in creaution o the computer moose, an the development o hypertext, networked computers, an precursors tae graphical uiser interfaces.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Engelbart, D. C. (1995). "Toward augmenting the human intellect and boosting our collective IQ" (PDF). Communications of the ACM. 38 (8): 30. doi:10.1145/208344.208352. 
  2. "The Doug Engelbart Institute". The Doug Engelbart Institute. Retrieved 2012-06-17. 
  3. "Ph.D. Dissertations – 1955". Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, College of Engineering, University of California Berkeley. Retrieved 2013-07-03. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 Thierry Bardini. "Turning Award Winners: 1997". Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). Retrieved 2013-07-04. 
  5. "Douglas C. Engelbart". Hall of Fellows. Computer History Museum. Retrieved 2012-06-17.