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11/03/1915 American computer scientist J. C. R. Licklider is born

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Some Reflections on Early History by J.C.R. Licklider (VPRI 0093)

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J. C. R. Licklider in One Minute

He is famous for his suggestion to create a universal computer network to easily transfer and retrieve information which his successors developed into the internet. In 1959 he wrote a book Libraries of the Future, which described a vision of an automated library operated by computers. Licklider was also one of the inventors of the Graphical user interface.
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