Features

XXII.5 September-October 2015
Page: 48
Digital Citation

After interaction


Authors:
Alex Taylor

It is, arguably, where it all began for interaction. Doug Engelbart’s retrospectively titled “The Mother of All Demos” spectacularly set the scene for what we do in HCI and especially for what we imagine interaction to be. Engelbart and his team showcased a remarkable collection of technologies for seeing and manipulating data. The demo is best known for the introduction of the mouse as an input device, but also presented was an integrated teleconferencing system and the simultaneous collaborative editing of a text document. Think computing in the late 1960s, but with the mouse and something akin to Skype and…




You must be a member of SIGCHI, a subscriber to ACMís Digital Library, or an interactions subscriber to read the full text of this article.

LOG IN TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE

Forgot Password?

GET ACCESS

Join ACM SIGCHI

In addition to all of the professional benefits of being a SIGCHI member, members get full access to interactionsí online content and receive the print version of the magazine bimonthly.


Subscribe to the ACM Digital Library

Get access to all interactions content online and the entire archive of ACM publications dating back to 1954. (Please check with your institution to see if it already has a subscription.)


Subscribe to interactions

Get full access to interactionsí online content and receive the print version of the magazine bimonthly.