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Ivan Sutherland demonstrating Sketchpad.[1]

Rationale for fair use: No free alternative is known to exist. The author and the program pictured both have historical importance. Image is a 50% reduction of 4 thumbnails of a low resolution video.


Fair use discussion resolved in Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Computing (archive) December 2006.

Non-free media rationale for History_of_the_graphical_user_interface


Purpose of use

Illustrate one of the first GUIs, previous to the desktop metaphor.


No free images of this item are known to exist.

Non-free media rationale for Sketchpad


Purpose of use

Provide an illustration of this program in use, to demonstrate its appearance and functionality


This is an image of the program itself; any other versions will not be authentic and thus will not be able to serve the same purpose


  1. ^ University Video Communications (1987). "Alan Kay: Doing with Images Makes Symbols Pt 1". (sponsored by the Higher Education Marketing Group, Apple Computer, Inc. Copy courtesy Internet Archive.). Retrieved 2006-12-27. 

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