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Author Bardini, Thierry.

Title Bootstrapping : Douglas Engelbart, coevolution, and the origins of personal computing / Thierry Bardini.

Published Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2000.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM ERC  004.1609 BARD    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvi, 284 pages: illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Writing science.
Writing science.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "Bootstrapping" analyzes the genesis of personal computing from both technological and social perspectives, through a study of the pioneering work of Douglas Engelbart, winner of the 2000 National Medal of Technology. He and his small team of researchers at the Stanford Research Institute in the 1960s developed some of the cornerstones of personal computing, including the mouse, the windowed user interface, and hypertext.
Subject Microcomputers -- History.
Human-computer interaction.
User interfaces (Computer systems)
ISBN 0804737231 (alk. paper)
0804738718 (paper : alk. paper)