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  • Doug Engelbart, created the first computer mouse, dead at 88
  • Said he knew people would interact with computer differently
An early design of a computer mouse, designed by Douglas Englebart''s, is on display July 19, 2001.

The man who invented something you probably use every day has died.

Doug Engelbart created the first computer mouse.

He was a radar technician during World War 2, then went to work in Silicon Valley in the 1960's.

He said, he knew people could interact with screens differently.

The first mouse was a block of wood with wheels.      

Englebart was 88-years old.

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