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Milestone-Proposal:"Mother of All Demos"
Milestone Buildings Exist n/a  +
Milestone Plaque Mounting Details Wall, in lobby, ground floor entrance.  +
Milestone Present Site Owner SRI  +
Milestone Site Access Details Open to public during normal business hours.  +
Milestone Site Description SRI lobby. There is another IEEE milestone plaque in this lobby already.  +
Milestone Site Owner Approval Yes  +
Proposed Milestone IEEE Section Santa Clara Valley  +
Proposed Milestone Location Stanford Research Institute lobby, 333 Ravenswood Ave., Menlo Park, CA 94025 37.4576055, -122.176637599, and possibly also at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium (former Brooks Hall), 99 Grove St., San Francisco, CA 94102  +
Proposed Milestone Name Public Demonstration of Online Systems and Personal Computing, 1968  +
Proposed Milestone Plaque Citation Commonly termed the "Mother of All Demos,"Commonly termed the "Mother of All Demos," Douglas Engelbart and his team demonstrated their oNLine System (NLS) at Brooks Hall in San Francisco on 9 December 1968. Connected via microwave link to the host computer and other remote users at SRI in Menlo Park, the demonstration showcased many fundamental technologies that would become ubiquitous, including collaborative online editing, hypertext, video conferencing, word processing, spell checking, revision control, and the mouse.checking, revision control, and the mouse.  +
Proposed Milestone Year 1968  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 3 April 2017 15:49:15  +
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