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computer mouse turns 40!

did you know? 40 years ago, dec.9.1968, Douglas Engelbart with 17 other guys @ Stanford University’s Stanford Research Institute (SRI), spent 90 minutes at the Fall Joint Computer Conference and publicly introduced/demonstrated (for the first time) the computer mouse, hypertext, email, video conferencing, word processing, and cut-and-paste.

view the original 100-minute video of this event @ the Stanford University website.

talk about I.T. history!!!!

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