Colour Splash Be-IT Blog

We honour Larry Tesler unknown computer legend.

We honour Larry Tesler unknown computer legend.

Posted on 21st February 2020

LinkedIn ShareShare

Not many people will have heard of Larry Tesler, the computer scientist who died this week at 74. Yet Tesler invented “copy and paste”. His idea made many lives easier and he should be honoured as an unsung hero. Of course, his invention has also been a boon to plagiarism. 

We publish this article in his memory, entirely cut and pasted from The Times leader today.

Michael Phair, Be-IT

 


.. Back to Blog

Be-IT Accreditations
Cookies and Privacy on this website
We use Cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you wish you can restrict or block cookies by changing your browser setting. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on this website.