Software Pioneers

sd&m Conference, Bonn 28./29.6.2001

some notes

Alan Kay – A Personal History of User Interface Design

VideoGoogle Video

OOP concepts in SIMULA

Sketchpad
SIMULA
today’s OOP
master activity class
instance process instance

RAND Tablet 1964

JOSS Video

Window Controls Defined for GRAIL

Brunner: Mentality

Principles at ALTO

Dataland by Negroponte at MIT

around 1971-77

SDMS – Spatial Data Management System

Zooming User Interface (like Jazz by HCIL 20 years later – Codex - Memex - Genex)

Flipping page animation

Touch Screen

Xerox Alto Videos