The computer mouse is 40 years old. Mine isn’t, it’s more like one, but the original concept prototype as built in 1968 by Doug Engelbart and his team from the Stanford Research Institute in California certainly is.
Sadly, Doug never struck it rich. His patent ran out just before Apple popularised the little gizmos but he did receive the National Medal of Technology from Bill Clinton. Not sure how much they’re worth and I’d imagine Steve Jobs has probably got 12 of his own but one thing that the Apple dictator is without is his own inspired Top 10 Tuesday. So in honour of Doug, his team and all the little guys out there, I bring you the Tech Digest Top 10 Best Mice Ever.
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