The Fathers of Computing - Father of the Mouse

 
 
By Debra Donston  |  Posted 2012-05-28 Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Father of the Mouse: Douglas Engelbart

Engelbart was a pioneer in the areas of human-computer interaction, hypertext, networking and GUIs, but he is perhaps best known for inventing the computer mouse (patented in 1970).

 
eWEEK honors the founding fathers of the computing industry.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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