Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 29th Aug 2012 11:10 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces Sometimes, you wake up in the morning, check your RSS feeds, and you know you just hit the jackpot. From the AT&T archives comes a video and description of Blit, a UNIX graphical user interface from 1982, on a 800x1024 portrait display. It employs a three button mouse, right-click context menus, multiple windows, and lots, lots more. It was developed at Bell Labs, and is yet another case that illustrates how the technology industry doesn't work in a vacuum.
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Comment by kovacm
by kovacm on Wed 29th Aug 2012 15:46 UTC
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this becoming hilarious ...

did you know Thom that only most polished products remain on market? hint: Mac OS X and iOS.

regarding past:
Atari rediscover UNIX in 1992.
NeXT rediscover UNIX in 1988.
Microsoft rediscover VMS in 1993.
Xerox rediscover Douglas Engelbart in 1971.


Point is that: "most *polished* products remain on market" (except for Microsoft Windows - it is a glitch in the system, but it should become soon eradicated)

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