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Douglas Engelbart, the man who invented the computer mouse, has died

The man who invented the computer mouse has died

| Current Affairs News | Posted: Jul 4, 2013 9:23 am

Something we all use in our day-to-day lives and you wouldn't think twice about it, but the computer mouse changed everything. The man who invented it, Douglas Engelbart, has passed away.

 

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SRI International, the research institute where he once worked said in a statement that he died on Tuesday night in his home in Atherton, California. SRI's President and CEO, Curtis R. Carlson said: "Doug's legacy is immense - anyone in the world who uses a mouse or enjoys the productive benefits of a personal computer is indebted to him."

 

Engelbart was 88, and will be forever remembered for his contribution to the world - the computer mouse.

NEWS SOURCES:Edition.cnn.com

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