Remembering the ‘mother of all demos’

It’s fifty years, Fast Company tells me, since one presentation changed everything in computing. Great read on Engelbart’s work, the influences of which can be seen all over the place:

On a crisp California afternoon in early December 1968, a square-jawed, mild-mannered Stanford researcher named Douglas Engelbart took the stage at San Francisco’s Civic Auditorium and proceeded to blow everyone’s mind about what computers could do.

And here’s the video: