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Douglas Engelbart’s unfinished revolution

History will show the meaning of some people, not today.

Computing pioneer Doug Engelbart’s inventions transformed computing, but he intended them to transform humans. ~ “(…) Engelbart never sought to own what he contributed to the world’s ability to know. But he was frustrated to the end by the way so many people had adopted, developed, and profited from the digital media he had helped create, while failing to pursue the important tasks he had created them to do.”

(Howard Rheingold a.k.a. @hrheingold ~ MIT Technology Review)