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The Internet as envisioned in 1969

I'd say they got pretty close.


*Looks for "pay bills" knob*

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Joη's picture

Doug Engelbart, "The Mother of all Demos" in 1968:


The live demonstration featured the introduction of the computer mouse, video conferencing, teleconferencing, hypertext, word processing, hypermedia, object addressing and dynamic file linking, bootstrapping, and a collaborative real-time editor.

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This is awesome

It's kind of cringe worthy and totally enthralling. He's a real life HAL!

egapele's picture

How incredibly accurate that was!

Imagine how hard it must have been for people back then to believe the ideas being put to them.