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Sketchpad

  • By: James Pyfer
  • In: Encyclopedia of New Media
  • Edited by: Steve Jones
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies

Sketchpad, the first interactive computer-graphics program, originated as a graduate student's thesis project in the early 1960s. It became a foundation for graphical sciences, computer operating system (OS) interfaces, and software applications that are used in many facets of ...

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