Lawrence Gordon Tesler
April 24, 1945
|Died||February 16, 2020 (aged 74)|
|Alma mater||Stanford University|
|Institutions||Xerox PARC, Apple, Amazon, and Yahoo!|
Lawrence Gordon Tesler (April 24, 1945 – February 16, 2020) was an American computer scientist. He worked in the field of human–computer interaction. He had worked at Xerox PARC, Apple, Amazon and Yahoo!.
While at PARC, Tesler's work included Smalltalk, the first dynamic object-oriented programming language and Gypsy, the first word processor with a graphical user interface for the Xerox Alto. He also helped create the idea of copy and paste and the idea of modeless software.
References[change | change source]
- Peters, Jay (February 19, 2020). "Larry Tesler, the UI pioneer responsible for cut, copy, and paste, dies at 74". The Verge. Retrieved February 20, 2020.
- "Lawrence Tesler, Who Made Personal Computing Easier, Dies at 74". The New York Times. February 21, 2020. Retrieved February 21, 2020.
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