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

The man who invented the computer mouse has died.

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Published Thu, Jul 4 2013 4:23 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:22 PM CST

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.

Douglas Engelbart, the man who invented the computer mouse, has died | TweakTown.com

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.

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Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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