Computer Scientist and Inventor of The “Cut”,”Copy” and “Paste” Functions, Has Died.

Larry Tesler, the inventor of the now ubiquitous “cut,” “copy,” and “paste” terminologies, passed away on Monday night.

Born in 1945 in New York, Tesler went on to study computer science at Stanford University, and after graduation he dabbled in artificial intelligence research (long before it became a deeply concerning tool) and became involved in the anti-war and anti-corporate monopoly movements, with companies like IBM as one of his deserving targets.

Tesler who was also an advocate for an approach to UI design known as modeless computing, and worked with several tech companies such as Apple, IBM, PARC, Xerox, Applenet, and Yahoo amongst others.

We which him good bye and thank him for his immense contribution to computer technology.

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