Douglas Engelbart on Harnessing Collective Intelligence

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Conversation at Google.



"Douglas Engelbart is the inventor of the computer mouse and led research teams at Stanford Research Institute that developed hypertext, networking computing and early graphical user interfaces. He has been honored with the MIT-Lemelson Prize, the Turing Award, the 2000 National Medal of Technology, and the Ben Franklin Award. For 57 years, Doug has worked on increasing human capability using Social Networks. The question topmost on his mind: What tools are needed to harness the collective intelligence of many people to apply to common problems and reach collective goals? This event took place August 22, 2007 at Google Headquarters in Mountain View, CA " (