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Forty years ago this week, Doug Engelbart and fellow researchers at the Stanford Research Institute (SRI) gave a demonstration in San Francisco that turned out to be a prescient vision of the future: it included a computer mouse; hypertext linking; real-time, on-screen text editing; shared-screen teleconferencing; and other revolutionary ideas.
Tuesday, a large crowd gathered at Stanford to watch a video of the historic demo and hear original team members recount their groundbreaking work.to see photos from the presentation.
Correction: This story initially misspelled the primary researcher's name. It is Douglas Engelbart.