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The Demo

 

 

Doug's Great Demo, also referred to as The Mother of All Demos, was a 90 minute presentation at the Association for Computing Machinery / Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (ACM/IEEE) — Computer Society's Fall Joint Computer Conference in San Francisco by Doug Engelbart and his team back at at SRI in Menlo Park on the 9th of December, 1968

 

You can also visit the Doug Engelbart Institute and view the 1969 version of presentation by chapters: dougengelbart.org/firsts/1969-demo-interactive.html

 

Innovations shown include: Windows, hypertext, graphics, efficient navigation and command input, video conferencing, the computer mouse, word processing, dynamic file linking, revision control and a collaborative real-time editor.