#CopyPaste American computer pioneer Larry Tesler died. In the 1970s, he invented a way to cut, copy and paste pieces of text. “Cut, copy and paste, “Tesler called it.
Tesler died Monday at the age of 74. His death came out Wednesday through tech journalist Luke Dormehl, who wrote a lot about Apple and knew Tesler personally. When Tesler made his invention, he worked for the company Xerox. He hated the cumbersome systems he had to work with, and therefore wanted a simpler way to come up with.