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Old 4th July 2013
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Default Douglas Engelbart, PC pioneer and creator of the mouse, dies at 88

From http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/07...mouse_creator/

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Douglas Engelbart, the creator of the computer mouse and the man who pushed the computer industry into the graphical user interface age, has died in his California home at the age of 88 from kidney failure.

In 1967 Engelbart filed Patent No. 3,541,541 for "X-Y position indicator for a display system," a wooden shell with two wheels and a long tail - hence the nickname given to the device by the team. A year later Engelbart demonstrated the mouse at what became known as "The Mother of All Demos."
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See https://archive.org/details/dougengelbartarchives for the 3 videos of his ""Mother of all demos".
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