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A personal link to 'The Mother Of All Demos'

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There is a video of a demonstration given by Doug Engelbart in 1968 which is commonly referred to as "The Mother Of All Demos". In the demo, he demonstrates a lot of technologies for the first time together that are common place today and some which we haven't even achieved properly now:

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How to track down a missing international payment

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1 min, 158 words

I was due to be paid for some work earlier this month and the payment was from a foreign bank account into my account in GBP. The payment was made two weeks ago but never turned up in my account. After numerous phone calls with my bank and a lot of help from the CFO of the company I am working for (thanks Mario) we eventually managed to locate the payment.

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Pi

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1 min, 76 words

This page is devoted to maths and in particular pi. The answer to the second question on this page is unexpected and I love the energy the maths teacher brings to the class in the video. I had some okay maths teachers but never one quite like this.

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