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July 3, 2013 AT 5:02 pm

Douglas C. Engelbart, Inventor of the Computer Mouse, Dies at 88

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Douglas C. Engelbart, Inventor of the Computer Mouse, Dies at 88 @ NYTimes.com.

Douglas C. Engelbart, a visionary scientist whose singular epiphany in 1950 about technology’s potential to expand human intelligence led to a host of inventions — among them the computer mouse — that became the basis for both the Internet and the modern personal computer, died on Tuesday at his home in Atherton, Calif. He was 88.

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