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The Creator of the Computer Mouse Never Received Any Royalties

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Though Engelbart revolutionized computing in 1967 with the invention of the mouse, he never received any royalties from his creation

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The Creator of the Computer Mouse Never Received Any Royalties

The Creator of the Computer Mouse Never Received Any Royalties

Though Engelbart revolutionized computing in 1967 with the invention of the mouse, he never received any royalties from his creation

Bill English: Computer mouse co-creator dies at 91

Bill English: Computer mouse co-creator dies at 91

Bill English was the first person to use a computer mouse, building the first prototype in 1963.

Robert Taylor (computer scientist)

Robert Taylor (computer scientist)

He was director of ARPA's Information Processing Techniques Office from 1965 through 1969, founder and later manager of Xerox PARC's Computer Science Laboratory from 1970 through 1983, and ...

Lawrence Tesler, Who Made Personal Computing Easier, Dies at 74

Lawrence Tesler, Who Made Personal Computing Easier, Dies at 74

When you’re cutting and pasting, dragging the cursor over selected text and performing other common computer tasks, you can thank him.

A personal history of modeless text editing and cut/copy-paste

A personal history of modeless text editing and cut/copy-paste

Larry Tester’s vision of interaction design process has inspired many designers, developers, and researchers. His leadership in early graphical user interface successes led to his...

50 years on, we’re living the reality first shown at the “Mother of All Demos”

50 years on, we’re living the reality first shown at the “Mother of All Demos”

Douglas Engelbart changed computer history forever on December 9, 1968.

[email protected]: Did Engelbart's “Mother of All Demos” Launch the Connected World?

Net@50: Did Engelbart's “Mother of All Demos” Launch the Connected World?

Douglas Engelbart 50th Anniversary Events at CHM December 9, 2018 (all day): Engelbart Symposium December 12, 2018, 6 p.m.: Solving the World's Great Problem? But if you tried to map the ...

The Future, Revisited: “The Mother of All Demos” at 50

The Future, Revisited: “The Mother of All Demos” at 50

How the ’60s counterculture gave birth to personal computers and the vast tech industry that builds and sells them.

Life as We Know It Turns 50

Life as We Know It Turns 50

The 1968 ‘Mother of All Demos’ showed the world a vision for modern computing.

Top Machine Learning Influencers – All The Names You Need to Know

Top Machine Learning Influencers – All The Names You Need to Know

Following the great minds of machine learning can help you discover new things and deepen your knowledge. It’s fascinating to learn from the best scientists. Among them, you will find ...

50 years ago, 'the mother of all demos' foretold our tech future

50 years ago, 'the mother of all demos' foretold our tech future

50 years ago, Doug Engelbart gave the world its first taste of modern personal computing.

Grateful Med: Personal Computing and User-Friendly Design

Grateful Med: Personal Computing and User-Friendly Design

By Nicole Contaxis Grateful Med was an NLM-developed software program that was intended to expand and ease access to the NLM databases, including MEDLINE. Supported and in use between 1986 ...