The Vision : Augmenting Human Intellect
By "augmenting human intellect" we mean increasing the capability of a man to approach a complex problem situation, to gain comprehension to suit his particular needs, and to derive solutions to problems.
This is important, simply because man's problem-solving capability represents possibly the most important resource possessed by a society. The other contenders for first importance are all critically dependent for their development and use upon this resource.
For more, have a look at Augmenting Human Intellect, A Conceptual Framework
Copyright 2002 Doug Engelbart & Frode Hegland