Second sight (09 Sep 2004)
We have been using essentially the same graphical user interface (GUI) for two decades. These GUIs would have been easily recognisable by Doug Engelbart, a maverick computing genius whose pioneering work was done in the 1960s, and the 1970s fraternity of the celebrated Xerox Palo Alto Research Center. But they would add that many of their best ideas remain unrealised.
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