Wednesday, July 03, 2013

RIP Douglas Engelbard

While his name may be uppermost in your minds, Douglas Engelbard was a computer pioneer – he invented the mouse for example. He died on Tuesday and may be missed for those three of us who recall his name. Another great pioneer – his vision of the future of human/machine interaction was instrumental in shaping what was to become the Internet we all know today. Certainly, his demonstrations and ideas were ahead of their time, but they were valuable nevertheless.

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