Software Engelbart Could Love

Quinn WarnickNew Media Seminar

Douglas Engelbart’s plans for the future, as outlined in Augmenting Human Intellect, are incredibly ambitious, but as I read this selection I couldn’t stop my mind from returning to something much more mundane: my ongoing quest for the perfect software program. I don’t rely on anything as complex as Engelbart’s “hand-operated, edge-notched card system” (p. 99), but I’d like to … Read More