Secondary Literature

The following are articles, book chapters and other media relating to the development of human computer interaction. This section includes articles referenced by Douglas Engelbart as important for his conceptual work as well as studies on Engelbart's contribution to the topic.


Vannevar Bush,"As We May Think," in The Atlantic Monthly, July, 1945 cited by Engelbart in his 1962 Project Report to the Air Force Office of Scientific Research.


"MEMEX - From Vannevar Bush's Essay "As We May Think," - Movie

The Macintosh version of the Memex Animation (3 Mb) requires a 68030 or better, and a 640 by 480 or larger monitor running at 256 colors. It is a self-unstuffing archive containing a Director Projector and a QuickTime movie and will unstuff to about 3.4 megabytes on your hard disk.
The Windows version of the Memex Animation (2.5 Mb) requires a 486/33 or better, a 640 by 480 or larger monitor running at 256 colors, and a sound card. It is a PKZIP file and will unzip to about 3.5 megabytes on your hard disk. You will need to locate a copy of the PKUNZIP.EXE program to unzip the file.

This movie was developed by Ian Adelman and Paul Kahn, 1995 of Dynamic Diagrams - http://www.DynamicDiagrams.com

Licklider, J. C. R., "Man-Computer Symbiosis," IRE Transactions on Human Factors in Electronics (March 1960).

Whorf, Benjamin, Language Thought and Reality (ed. J.B.Carroll, Cambridge Mass; MIT Press, 1956).

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