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Message 1387602 - Posted: 4 Jul 2013, 13:38:18 UTC

I'm surprised no one else has noted the passing of Douglas Engelbart. Who? you ask. Oh, he just invented something I guarantee you used within the last minute. You had to, to click the link for this post.

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Message 1387616 - Posted: 4 Jul 2013, 14:10:06 UTC

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Message 1387624 - Posted: 4 Jul 2013, 14:21:28 UTC - in response to Message 1387602.  

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Message 1387626 - Posted: 4 Jul 2013, 14:23:51 UTC

RIP Doug.
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Message 1387653 - Posted: 4 Jul 2013, 15:21:24 UTC

The inventor of the computer mouse, and his passing, was on this morning's BBC news.

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Message 1387679 - Posted: 4 Jul 2013, 15:58:24 UTC
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Rest in Peace, Doug, knowing we are all using our mice in tribute.

Time for a 21 click salute.
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Message 1387695 - Posted: 4 Jul 2013, 16:36:30 UTC

I'm sure Doug would chuckle at this apparently true IT support story.

"This lady calls up Computer Support saying that she is having difficulty controlling the cursor on the screen. The IT man duly turns up, and finds the mouse on the floor by her feet. She had thought it was a foot pedal of some sort and had been trying to use it in her stockinged feet!"

But apparently you can buy them now ....
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Message 1387734 - Posted: 4 Jul 2013, 18:03:39 UTC - in response to Message 1387624.  

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Okay, but I don't read that forum.

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Message 1387784 - Posted: 4 Jul 2013, 20:09:21 UTC

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Message 1387905 - Posted: 5 Jul 2013, 6:29:40 UTC

Requiescat in pace Douglas Carl Engelbart.
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Message 1388002 - Posted: 5 Jul 2013, 15:16:41 UTC - in response to Message 1387734.  

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Okay, but I don't read that forum.



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Message 1388026 - Posted: 5 Jul 2013, 16:25:31 UTC

heres a left click for you. RIP
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Message 1388104 - Posted: 5 Jul 2013, 20:32:11 UTC

RIP Doug as we click our way to insanity. ;)

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