Living History
The Engelbart Archive
Interested in the "Mother of All Demos", or the story behind the first com­pu­ter mouse? Learn about Doug Engel­bart's many historic firsts at the Engelbart Archive – with online exhibits, his­tor­ic videos, texts, photos, stories, and more.    
Driving Vision
A Call to Action
What drove his innovations that sparked a revo­lu­tion and cata­pul­ted us into the Know­ledge Age? Learn about Doug's Vision for raising our Collec­tive IQ to accelerate innovation – now more viable, and more criti­cal to busi­ness and society than ever.
Our Work
Creating a Brilliant World
Now you can put these same strategic princi­ples to work Bootstrap­ping Bril­liance in your own initiatives. See Our Projects and Show­case re: how some organ­i­za­tions making a dif­fer­ence in the world are already meeting the Engel­bart Chal­lenge.    

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Your generous contribution helps to carry forward Doug's considerable  legacy — past, present, and future. As we learn to raise the Collec­tive IQ of teams and initiatives, more bril­liant out­comes will follow, lead­ing to more bril­liant busi­ness­es and socie­ties, and a brilliant world.
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Honorable Mention

Watch President Obama cite Doug Engelbart's innovations:

"So much of our information age began right here, at Stanford... It was from here in 1968 where researcher Douglas Engelbart astonished an audience..."

The National Medal of Technology & Innovation

On December 1, 2000, the White House bestowed on Douglas Engelbart the National Medal of Technology and Innovation,
the highest award in it's class,

"For creating the foundations of personal computing including continuous real-time interaction based on cathode-ray tube displays and the mouse, hypertext linking, ..."
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See Honors for more on this and other prestigious awards received by Doug Engelbart.

Douglas Carl Engelbart

See Trubute to Doug Engelbart for photos, tributes, and news from his recent passing.
He will be missed...