[e2e] Nature mag, DARPA, and the Internet

Joe Touch touch at ISI.EDU
Fri Aug 8 21:57:06 PDT 2003

J. Noel Chiappa wrote:

>     > From: Joe Touch <touch at ISI.EDU>
>     > I agree that there's more - email, the web, mice, windows, etc. that
>     > didn't originate with DARPA-funded work.
> Say what? The mouse? Douglas C. Engelbart did that Stanford Research
> Institute, and according to:
>     http://sloan.stanford.edu/mousesite/1968Demo.html
> which is a wonderful thing to have online (the very famous public demo they
> did at the 1968 Fall Joint Computer Conference in San Francisco) their
> support included ARPA.

Mea culpa on the mouse. Again the DARPA PR engine has failed us. NLS 
might be a good ref for email too, for that matter.


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