■[ITヒストリー] What if? An alternative history of tech
Scott Rosenberg 1/19/05 1968: the year of the blog, Having heard Alan Kay's inspiring talk at the 2003 Emerging Technology conference, I already knew how much of modern computing Douglas Engelbart's famous 1968 demo of the NLS ("oNLine System") contained within it -- and how far we still have to go to match the stuff Engelbart showed off then, not only in its individual elements (graphical interface, hypertext, advanced input devices, distance collaboration, and so on) but in their total integration.
SJM 1/16/05 Transmeta -- how a great idea, brilliant minds and big investors equaled a big flop
CNET 1/11/05 How the Mac was born, and other tales