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Inventor of the mouse never received any royalties

Douglas Engelbart who invented the mouse never received any royalties for his invention. The patented device was originally called [more...]

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Take our quick quiz on the history of the Internet and World Wide Web. How and where did they start? What was the first message tr [more...]

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"We think the Mac will sell zillions, but we didn't build the Mac for anybody else. We built it for ourselves. We were the group of people who were going to judge whether it was great or not."
- Steve Jobs Co-founder Apple

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The Times New Roman typeface is probably based on a font designed by William Starling Burgess some 30 years before. Times New Roman was created in 1931 by Victor Larden under the guidance of Stanley Morison. The typeface was commissioned by The Times UK. They approached Morison who had voiced his criticism of the typeface the newspaper had been employing. The Times ended up using Times New Roman for 40 years straight. [more...]

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