Organizing Information: Arranging our World

Reading from Engelbart’s, Augmenting Human Intellect, for this week’s seminar, I’m reflecting on my own research group’s current thinking. Consider the following summary of a grant we were just awarded (before the shutdown!) from NSF, “In a short period of time, computerization has moved from providing a counterpoint to life, with the potential to highlight… Read the rest of this post here.

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Introduction: Mother of All Demos

Engelbart’s 1968 “Mother of all Demos” of an MVC system including real-time collaboration over a network (pre-dating the Internet) is just incredible, always an inspiring watch. I’m excited to continue our discussions in the New Media Faculty Seminar: Awakening the Digital Imagination. The very beginning included the “call and response of fantasist and engineer, philosopher… Read the rest of this post here.

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