Larry Tesler, inventor of the cut, copy, and paste commands, dies at 74

Larry Tesler, inventor of the cut, copy, and paste commands, dies at 74

Computer scientist Larry Tesler, who was an instrumental figure at Apple in the ’80s and ’90s and contributed heavily to the field of human-computer interaction, died on Monday at the age of 74.

Alex Almeida
Alex Almeida
Gradient Flow
Gradient Flow 2 months

Thanks for your work. My job would be a nightmare without these functions.

Apache helicopter
Apache helicopter 2 months

let's all control+x cntrl+c and cntrl+v for him!

IvoryDove
IvoryDove 2 months

His headstone only says "Cntrl-X"

White mana matters
White mana matters 2 months

Nooo! How will I copy pasta on 4chan now? In all seriousness this guy saves me a fuckton of work at my my my my my my my my my my my my my my my my my my my my my my my my my my my my my my my my my my my my my my my my my my my my job.

Dr. Ötker
Dr. Ötker 2 months

Ctrl+c "My condolances" Ctrl+v

Magicianman13
Magicianman13 2 months

Press F to pay respects

Inappropriate Name
Inappropriate Name 2 months

I would love to know how much time has been saved collectively thanks to him

Canadian Jake
Canadian Jake 2 months

*Computer Programmer The scientific method isn't use in the world of "computer science".

Roamer MGTOW
Roamer MGTOW 2 months

Thank you for making computer work easier and convenient!!

Gradient Flow
Gradient Flow 2 months

I see what you did there.

Crimson Jester
Crimson Jester 2 months

My career would be so much harder without those basic commands. RIP good sir

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Leaving an ergonomic legacy so ingrained from sheer simplicity. Amen sir !!! A toast to good design and thought!

Pedro Rodriguez
Pedro Rodriguez 2 months

Goodnight, sweet prince/ and flights of angels sing thee to thy rest.

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