Results 1 to 8 of 8

Thread: Co-inventor of computer mouse, William English, passes away

  1. #1
    HEXUS.admin
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Posts
    30,229
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    1,940 times in 681 posts

    Co-inventor of computer mouse, William English, passes away

    Computer pioneer orchestrated "The Mother of All Demos" at SRI back in 1968.
    Read more.

  2. #2
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Posts
    472
    Thanks
    2
    Thanked
    29 times in 21 posts

    Re: Co-inventor of computer mouse, William English, passes away

    He was called William English but he was an American. I feel cheated.

    Edit: Any relationship to Johnny?
    Last edited by ET3D; 03-08-2020 at 04:39 PM.

  3. #3
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Posts
    1,095
    Thanks
    6
    Thanked
    93 times in 87 posts

    Re: Co-inventor of computer mouse, William English, passes away

    elf and safety would have a fit if they saw his workstation. who signed that setup off?

  4. Received thanks from:

    Jonj1611 (03-08-2020)

  5. #4
    Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2019
    Location
    Northants
    Posts
    170
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked
    8 times in 7 posts
    • KultiVator's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Aorus x570 Ultra
      • CPU:
      • Ryzen 3900x
      • Memory:
      • G.Skill 32GB (2x16gb) 3600Mhz
      • Storage:
      • 1TB Sabrent Rocket PCIe 4 NVMe SSD + Various SATA SSDs & HDDs
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Aorus RTX 2080 Super OC 8GB
      • PSU:
      • Corsair RM750x
      • Case:
      • Phanteks Eclipse P600s (Black & White Edition)
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10 Pro
      • Monitor(s):
      • AOC 32" 4K IPS Monitor / ASUS 24" ProArt IPS Monitor

    Re: Co-inventor of computer mouse, William English, passes away

    Ooooh... he's rocking a nice dual-monitor rig too!

    The elf and safety people should also take a look at Razer's "Turret" keyboard/mouse-on-a-lapboard thingy - as Razer clearly nicked the idea from the topmost image in this article ;-)

  6. #5
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2016
    Posts
    461
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    3 times in 3 posts

    Re: Co-inventor of computer mouse, William English, passes away

    actually watched this things up there, and have to say I even found it interesting ♥

  7. #6
    Long member
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Posts
    1,903
    Thanks
    63
    Thanked
    328 times in 232 posts
    • philehidiot's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Father's bored
      • CPU:
      • Cockroach brain V0.1
      • Memory:
      • Innebriated, unwritten
      • Storage:
      • Big Yellow Self Storage
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Semi chewed Crayola Mega Pack
      • PSU:
      • 20KW single phase direct grid supply
      • Case:
      • Closed, Open, Cold
      • Operating System:
      • Cockroach
      • Monitor(s):
      • The mental health nurses
      • Internet:
      • Please.

    Re: Co-inventor of computer mouse, William English, passes away

    Oooh, I think there might be a market for a mouse like that.

  8. #7
    HEXUS.Squirrel Output's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Posts
    1,928
    Thanks
    783
    Thanked
    320 times in 240 posts
    • Output's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Gigabyte AORUS Master X570
      • CPU:
      • AMD Ryzen 9 3950X
      • Memory:
      • 32GB (2x16GB) DDR4 Corsair Vengeance Platinum @ 3200MHz
      • Storage:
      • Sandisk Ultra 3D 2TB
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Gigabyte RX Vega 56 Gaming OC 8GB
      • PSU:
      • EVGA G3 750
      • Case:
      • bequiet Dark Base Pro 900 Rev.2
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10 Pro x64
      • Monitor(s):
      • 2 x Dell P2214H

    Re: Co-inventor of computer mouse, William English, passes away

    RIP Sir, thank you for your innovation.

    A crucial tool for GUI navigation.

  9. #8
    Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2019
    Location
    Northants
    Posts
    170
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked
    8 times in 7 posts
    • KultiVator's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Aorus x570 Ultra
      • CPU:
      • Ryzen 3900x
      • Memory:
      • G.Skill 32GB (2x16gb) 3600Mhz
      • Storage:
      • 1TB Sabrent Rocket PCIe 4 NVMe SSD + Various SATA SSDs & HDDs
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Aorus RTX 2080 Super OC 8GB
      • PSU:
      • Corsair RM750x
      • Case:
      • Phanteks Eclipse P600s (Black & White Edition)
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10 Pro
      • Monitor(s):
      • AOC 32" 4K IPS Monitor / ASUS 24" ProArt IPS Monitor

    Re: Co-inventor of computer mouse, William English, passes away

    Quote Originally Posted by Output View Post
    RIP Sir, thank you for your innovation.

    A crucial tool for GUI navigation.
    Definite +1

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •