Bill English (computer engineer)
|Died||July 26, 2020 (aged 91)|
|Other names||Bill English|
|Known for||Development of the computer mouse|
|Institutions||SRI International's ARC|
William Kirk English (January 27, 1929 – July 26, 2020) was an American computer engineer. He was known for helping create the computer mouse while working for Douglas Engelbart at SRI International's Augmentation Research Center. He would later work for Xerox PARC and Sun Microsystems.
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- Shearer, Benjamin F. (2007). Home Front Heroes: A Biographical Dictionary of Americans During Wartime. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 277. ISBN 9780313334214. Retrieved 9 December 2018.
- "Bill English". Computer History Museum. Archived from the original on 2012-01-04. Retrieved 2013-02-03.
- Metz, Cade (July 31, 2020). "William English, Who Helped Build the Computer Mouse, Dies at 91". The New York Times. Retrieved July 31, 2020.