Doug Englebart - mouse!

jos jos.dreesen at
Thu Nov 17 11:37:38 CST 2016

On 17.11.2016 17:18, Murray McCullough wrote:
> Today in the age of pointer-graphics, ie., using a mouse, is a very
> important day: Nov. 17, 1970, Doug Engelbart, of SRI, Menlo Park, CA,
> invented the mouse or granted a patent for "X-Yposition indictator for
> a grahics display." BTW he doesn't know who coined the word 'mouse'.
> Happy computing!
> Murray  :)
Of course Telefunken had already a mouse, a.k.a. Rollkugel, in 1968.


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