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Douglas Engelbart: Augment Ephemera

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Ephemera pertaining to the Augment collaborative knowledge environment system conceived by Douglas Engelbart and developed by his famous SRI International team. Includes: a report by Engelbart entitled "Augmenting Human Intellect: A Conceptual Framework," 144 pages, prepared for the Air Force Office of Scientific Research in October 1962; a financial report entitled "Maintenance Directives Development Cost Analysis: An Analysis of the Savings Associated with Publications Development using the NLS Text Management System," 28 pages, prepared for the Air Force in January 1979; a proof copy of the spiral-bound Augment MiniBASE User's Guide, 100 pages, written by David A. Potter for the McDonnell Douglas Corporation; a 28-page manual for Augterm for the IBM Personal Computer; and an Augment demo disk. In overall very good to fine condition, with the binding tape on two of the reports dried and separated.

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  • Dates: #660 - Ended March 16, 2023