• 1938 December 14
    (b.) - ?


In 1966, Brand campaigned to have NASA release the then-rumored satellite image of the entire Earth as seen from space. In late 1968, Brand assisted electrical engineer Douglas Engelbart with The Mother of All Demos, a famous presentation of many revolutionary computer technologies (including the mouse) to the Fall Joint Computer Conference in San Francisco. Brand surmised that, given the necessary consciousness, information, and tools, human beings might reshape the world they had made (and were making) for themselves into something environmentally and socially sustainable.
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    1938 December 14
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    Assisting Douglas Engelbart with "The Mother of All Demos" famous presentation of revolutionary technologies
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