Tag: Pioneer

Remembering The Pioneer Behind Your Computer’s Cut, Copy And Paste Functions : NPR

NPR’s Scott Simon takes a moment to remember the legacy of computer scientist Larry Tesler, the man who came up the copy-and-paste function. Tesler died this week at the age of 74.



SCOTT SIMON, HOST:

A moment now to remember a computer pioneer whose last name was not Jobs or Gates, but he helped make this sentence possible. Larry Tesler, working with his partner Tim Mott, helped create the computer function now known as cut and paste.

TIM MOTT: Larry was the one who co-opted the term.

SIMON: That’s Tim Mott.

MOTT: But it’s actually a term that has existed in printing and publishing for centuries going back from the time when they would actually cut and paste elements in paper to put together rough copy.

SIMON: Mott and Tesler worked for Xerox in the 1970s. The company wanted to bring computer technology into the world of publishing. They were

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The Pioneer Woman Vintage Floral Gadget Set, 20 Piece – Walmart.com

Everything that this set comes with is needed for a kitchen. Not all of them are designed well, but the ideas for them are great. 20 pieces include a solid wood cutting board (13inches by 9inches). The cutting board should be hand washed since it is wood. A whisk, melamine measuring pitcher, 4 piece measuring spoons, 4 piece measuring cups, melamine resting spoon, a 4 piece silicone spatulas with wood handles (hand wash the wood handles), a 4 inch paring knife with sheath and a 6.5 inch knife with sheath. I really like that the knives come with sheath. It is so much safer in the knife drawer to keep the blades covered. I like the design on the side of the blade. I had never seen this before, and it adds character.

The spatulas are my favorite part of the set. 2 are straight edged and 2 are cupped.

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Technology Pioneer | World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum believes that innovation is critical to the future well-being of society and to driving economic growth. Launched in 2000, the Technology Pioneer community is composed of early to growth-stage companies from around the world that are involved in the design, development and deployment of new technologies and innovations, and are poised to have a significant impact on business and society.

The Forum recognizes a limited number of companies each year as Technology Pioneers and incorporates them into its initiatives, activities and events, where they bring cutting-edge insights and novel perspectives to world-critical discussions. Companies selected in the past include: Airbnb, bluebird bio, Bloom Energy, Cyberdyne, Editas Medicine, Foundation Medicine, Google, Kaggle, Kickstarter, Mozilla, Palantir Technologies, Proteus Digital Health, Scribd, Spotify, Twitter and Wikimedia.

Amid major global disruptions brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, it is a critical moment for innovative companies to bring forward new ideas

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