Douglas-Engelbart-Obituary

Douglas Engelbart

Atherton, California

Age 88

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Thank you for sharing a part of your life with us. Godspeed.

Fair winds and following seas sailor.

Thank you for your service to this nation.

Doug inspired my dissertation 2003 Birthday!

Doug was an amazing genius, whose ideas helped humanity. We wouldn't be here without Doug, an unsung hero who graced the world and gave us such huge gifts. Others took his ideas and ran with them, but he was the genius who had the vision initially, when he wanted to help humanity to think better in the early 1950s. Most of the world doesn't even know who he was, which is a shame. I got to meet Doug in 2002, and he changed my life. Doug had some really cool ideas that have yet to be...

I am sorry for the loss of Doug Engelbart. May the family find comfort in the words found at Jeremiah 29:11.

happy are those who mourn,since they will be comforted."matt.5:4.....dee

To the family of DOUG ENGELBART I send my heartfelt condolences for your lost. Mr Engelbart invention was the beginning of changing world communication. May you find comfort at this difficult time in the GOD of comfort. ISAIAH 61,1,2.

sincerely.
Ms Carruth

My deepest condolences to the family of Doug Engelbart.

My son just graduated from high school and wrote his senior project on Augmented Reality. Mr. Engelbart was one of his references for this paper.
Augmented Reality and computer science is what he plans to pursue in college and as a career.
For myself (a computer dinosaur), I so appreciate the mouse invention as I write this message and thanking Mr. Engelbart for his amazing contribution to technology.
May God bless you, his family, and hold you close to each other.
the...

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Douglas Engelbart, the deep-thinker who invented the computer mouse and who decades ago showed the world what the future of computing would look like, died at 88 on July 2, 1013, ending a seminal Silicon Valley career of nearly boundless innovation.

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