Or This: The Mother of All Demos

This historic video from 1968 is the first demonstration of most of the features of modern computing. Douglas Englebart was the head of┬áthe Augmentation Research Center (ARC) located in Stanford University’s Stanford Research Institute (SRI) in the early 1960s. Here Englebart’s team shows what they have been up too.

Their demonstration included: windows, hypertext, graphics, efficient navigation and command input, video conferencing, the computer mouse, word processing, dynamic file linking, revision control, and a collaborative real-time editor (collaborative work). All this nearly a decade before the invention of microprocessors.