We are but whirlpools in a river of ever-flowing water. We are not stuff that abides, but patterns that perpetuate themselves.
--Norbert Wiener


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Timeline: 1967 - 1968 - 1969

J. C. R. Licklider and Bob Taylor write Computer as a Communication Device.

Abbie Hoffman writes Revolution for the Hell of It.

Doug Engelbart presents NLS at the 1968 Fall Joint Computer Conference.

Abbie Hoffman organizes the Grand Central Yip-In.

Abbie Hoffman organizes a Yippie celebration/protest at the 1968 Democratic National Convention.

Abbie Hoffman and Jerry Rubin appear before the House Un-American Activities Committee show trial.

Alan Kay is admitted into the graduate program at the University of Utah.

Alan Kay meets Seymour Papert at the AI Lab.

Ivan Sutherland leaves Harvard to teach at University of Utah, joining Dave Evans as members of Alan Kay's thesis committee.

J. C. R. Licklider leaves IBM Information Sciences to direct Project MAC.

Larry Roberts writes the ARPAnet IMP RFP, won by BBN.

The Augmentation Research Center has 16 people.

The Vietcong launch the Tet Offensive.

Martin Luther King Jr. is assassinated.

Robert Kennedy is assassinated.

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