Engelbart also played a huge role in the development of hypertext and precursors of GUIs. On 9th December 1968, in San Francisco, he gave what is fondly known as the Mother of All Demos. It featured several popular technologies which we use today including GUI, word processing, video conferencing and more.
Before he gave this world his seminal electronic/digital product designs, Sir Jonathan Ive, the Senior Vice President of Design at Apple, had designed an array of diverse products such as toothbrushes, toilets, bidets, sinks etc. [more...]