The mouse at 40

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The beloved computer mouse turned 40 earlier this week. Check out some of these great video clips from Doug Englebart’s 1968 demo at Stanford. Jump right to clip #12 to see Doug demo the mouse and explain how it works. Did you know they used to call the cursor (or pointer) the bug? Really cool, amazing stuff.

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