The man who invented “Copy and Paste” dies at age 74

US computer scientist and Stanford University graduate Lawrence “Larry” Tesler dies at age 74.

His death was first announced on Xerox official twitter handle, Wednesday 19th February 2020.

Larry Tesler was a former Xerox researcher before working for companies such as Amazon, Apple, Yahoo, and the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC).

“Copy & Paste” was not the only computer command Tesler invented, he also invented the cut & paste, find & replace, and more.

Former Apple co-founder Steve Jobs recruited Larry Tesler in 1980. Tesler spent the last 17 years working for Apple, rising through the company ranks to Chief Scientist at Apple.

Today we celebrate a pioneer in science and tech, Lawrence “Larry” Tesler and his revolutionary ideas, because our work are made easy because of him.

A. CleDre

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