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.