|Larry Tesler / via Wikimedia|
The father of copy, paste, and cut command, Larry Tesler dies at 74. He was born on April 24, 1945, in New York and has worked in Silicon Valley for years. Tesler invented copy, paste, and cut command at Xerox PARC. He later joined Apple and also worked for other companies like Amazon, Yahoo, and 23andMe.
The death was announced on Xerox's Twitter saying,
“The inventor of cut/copy & paste, find & replace, and more was former Xerox researcher Larry Tesler. Your workday is easier, thanks to his revolutionary ideas. Larry passed away Monday, so please join us in celebrating him.”Tesler showed Steve Jobs Xerox PARC when he famously visited Xerox, calling it a goldmine and that they have technology that could change the world. he later joined Apple to work on Lisa, Machintosh, and Newton Tab project.