William (Bill) Moggridge, (25 June 1943 - 8 September 2012) was a British industrial designer and co-founder of the Silicon Valley-based design firm IDEO. He helped design what was arguably the first laptop computer, the GRiD Compass. He was in favour of user-centered design process in product development cycles and also worked towards popularizing interaction design as a mainstream discipline.
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- Langer, Emily (9 September 2012). "Bill Moggridge dies; designer of the first modern laptop computer was 69". Washington Post. http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/on-innovations/bill-moggridge-dies-designer-of-the-first-modern-laptop-computer-was-69/2012/09/09/bf16e7da-fab1-11e1-875c-4c21cd68f653_story.html. Retrieved 17 January 2014.
- Sudjic, Deyan (10 September 2012). "Bill Moggridge obituary". The Guardian (London: GMG). ISSN 0261-3077. OCLC 60623878. http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2012/sep/10/bill-moggridge. Retrieved 8 November 2012.