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Mouse man: Computing visionary Douglas Engelbart dead at 88

Mouse man: Computing visionary Douglas Engelbart dead at 88 | Beyond inventing the mouse, Engelbart's contributions span interactive computing as we know it. Buying advice from the leading technology site

Mouse man: Computing visionary Douglas Engelbart dead at 88

6 technologies to thank the 1960s for

FIRST MOUSE: Douglas Engelbart holds the invention that computer users across the globe rely on every day to communicate with their PC [Image credit: Douglas Engelbart]

9 December 1968 - Douglas Engelbart delivers a presentation in which he demonstrates the first computer designed for personal use, later termed 'The Mother of All Demos'. This was the first instance of an integrated hardware and software system designed for the average person. It was also the first instance of the use of a computer mouse. #HistSci © Apic/Getty Images

"The Mother of all Demonstrations" 1968 - all the things for the internet and web - before it was even launched. It took 20 years for the learning to make it happen. http://web.stanford.edu/dept/SUL/library/extra4/sloan/mousesite/1968Demo.html#complete

Doug Engelbart obituary

Showers' Blessing Blog The Welcomed Mouse God gave you witty inventions, or your intellectual property, as seeds that enable you to make money and generate wealth.

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Doug Engelbart: More than Just the Man Behind the Mouse

Did You Know the First Computer Mouse Was Wooden? Here's the Story of the Mouse of Douglas Engelbart

Douglas Carl Engelbart (born January 30, 1925) is an American inventor, and an early computer and internet pioneer. He is best known for his work on the challenges of human-computer interaction, resulting in the invention of the computer mouse, and the development of hypertext, networked computers, and precursors to GUIs.

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