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Larry Tesler, the Man Who Invented Cut, Copy, Paste Computer Commands Died at the Age of 74

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Larry Tesler, the man who possibly changed the Computer world for the good has died at the age of 74. He is known to devise cut-copy-paste computing commands which plays an essential role in working for any form of the digital device. It is believed that Larry Tessler was also one of the people who contributed in the beginning of the development of the user interface in computers. He also created commands like Find and Replace.

During work on computer, the command of cut, copy and paste is very important. Without this command, it is not possible to work on the computer. This discovery of Larry Tesler made it much easier for people to use personal computers. Apart from this, he created many commands like Find and Replace, which made many tasks from writing text to developing software. Tesler was born in 1945 in the Bronx, New York. He studied at Stanford University in California. After graduation, he specialized in user interface design. Its purpose was to make computers easy for the common people.

Larry Tessler began his career in Silicon Valley in the 1960s. In his long career, He worked for multiple tech firms. He was working for Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (Parc) when the then CEO of Apple Steve Jobs persuaded him to join the iPhone maker. He worked 17 years for Apple and rose through the ranks to the illustrious post of chief scientist. He worked for a brief period of time for Jeff Bezos’s Amazon and Yahoo as well after his stint at Apple.