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     Post subject: Humble mouse is 40 years old today
     Post Posted: Tue Dec 09, 2008 11:01 am 
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    The humble computer mouse celebrates its 40th anniversary today.

    On 9 December 1968 hi-tech visionary Douglas Engelbart first used one to demonstrate novel ways of working with computers.

    The first mouse that Dr Engelbart used in the demo at the Fall Joint Computer Conference (FJCC) was made of wood and had one button.

    Much of the technology shown off in the demo inspired the creation of the hardware and software now widely used.


    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/7768481.stm

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     Post subject: Re: Humble mouse is 40 years old today
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     Post subject: Re: Humble mouse is 40 years old today
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    you should make him an icon :lol:

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    you should make him an icon

    have you got a 50" monitor - superwide aspect ratio :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:

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    aye ... i remember cleaning my balls ............ eh Slap

    So u had fun cleaning the internal rollers as well lemon? :shock: :P

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    Lemon =GCHQ= wrote:
    aye ... i remember cleaning my balls ............ eh Slap

    So u had fun cleaning the internal rollers as well lemon? :shock: :P

    oh yes the rollers ... best cleaned with your finger nail ... the ten mons later the same finger is in your mouth yuk yuk and yuk

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     Post subject: Re: Humble mouse is 40 years old today
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    In hindsight, a bit silly really, they designed the mouse 25 years before it was needed!!
    http://kotaku.com/5106418/fifteen-years-of-doom
    DOOM IS 15 YEARS OLD TODAY!

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    In hindsight, a bit silly really, they designed the mouse 25 years before it was needed!!
    http://kotaku.com/5106418/fifteen-years-of-doom
    DOOM IS 15 YEARS OLD TODAY!

    YAY! :cheers: I think..... :scratch: :mrgreen:

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