Some exciting events were held on three continents in December, 2018 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Doug Engelbart’s groundbreaking 1968 Demo! More events launched in 2019. See below for info and links.
- December 9, 2018: The all day Engelbart Symposium in Silicon Valley – exploring the past, present and future of Engelbart’s profound legacy. Click here for details and to watch the event online.
- December 12, 2018: A special CHM Live evening program in Silicon Valley Solving Today’s Great Problems? Lessons from Engelbart’s Demo @50. Click here for details and to watch the event online.
- December 10, 2018: The all day IT 25 · 50 Symposium in Tokyo and concurrently throughout Japan. The event was livestreamed. Watch now on the event’s YouTube Channel! NEW Now an annual event, click here for details.
- December 9, 2018: A day of talks, performances and workshops marking the 50th anniversary of internet pioneer Doug Engelbart’s presentation of the key elements that would shape modern computing. Somerset House Studios, London – Details: bit.ly/MOAD2018.
- Launching Feb 2019: The Augmentation Framework Project led by Prof. Gardner Campbell as an online learning expedition that seeks to bring Augmenting Human Intellect: A Conceptual Framework, by Doug Engelbart (1962) — the founding document of his life’s work and contributions to society — “into the primary place of study and discussion where it belongs.” This event launched the week of February 4, 2019 online. You can join any time. Click here for details.
- On or around December 9th: IT Day Japan launched Dec 9, 2018 on the 50th anniversary of The Demo, as an annual event “for you who want to change the world.” The intention, to become an annual, global event, ultimately ongoing, to discuss, inspire, and implement needed change. Click here for details.
- Stay tuned for other events celebrating the anniversary of The Demo.