An Old Friend Gets Even Better

Do you know who Douglas Englebart is? Your reviewer did not, to his everlasting shame. Englebart invented the device we know as the mouse. When he introduced the little gizmo at a demo in San Francisco in 1968, he also presided over a videoconference between San Francisco and Stanford University. Englebart's story, as well as a whole slew of links to information about him, are all available at www.cnet.com/techtrends/ (click on digital culture).

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