PDA

View Full Version : Inventor of the Mouse Doug Engelbart Passes Away at Age 88



danielkaiser
07-04-2013, 10:29 PM
http://www.tomshardware.com/news/APRANET-Doug-Engelbart-Stanford-Mouse-Hypertext,23389.html#xtor=RSS-181

shrox
07-04-2013, 11:50 PM
The Mother of All Demos, presented by Douglas Engelbart (1968) showing just how the future would work.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yJDv-zdhzMY

Check out 31 minutes in!

djwaterman
07-05-2013, 02:23 AM
Thanks, now I know a little of the personality of the guy behind that thing I use everyday. Loved his keyboard with the flashing lights.

50one
07-05-2013, 04:23 AM
Thanks, now I know a little of the personality of the guy behind that thing I use everyday. Loved his keyboard with the flashing lights.


I agree, I thought that Mouse was invented somewhere in eighties! Funny thing is that this thing haven't change technology wise up until y2k.